As I have looked at strategies for improving writing, I have found that timed sprints work very well for me. I usually set the timer for 5-15 minutes and see how far I can get with writing a hosrt story or thought. Sometimes it’s hard for me to decide what to write for my short stories when I’m doing timed sprints. Here is a quick generator that will randomly select a general character, location, and situation to write about.
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“Like pink clouds on sticks… The cherry blossom. I was trying to think of what it looks like.” P.L Travers, Saving Mr. Banks There will likely be quite a few references to this film. It’s one of my absolute favorite movies. I love reading powerful descriptions, but I struggle to write emotive descriptions. Usually they just get wordy, or I end up using words like “big”, “really”, and “awesome” to avoid wordiness.
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Let's Get it Started

Well, here we are. So, you’re probably wondering why I am here, why you’re here, and what this is all about. Honestly, I’m not sure what those answers are. Ever since I was little, I had a dream to publish a book. I’ve started working on a manuscript, but I’ve been having a hard time getting through the first few chapters. I think that has to do with my inexperience as a writer.
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Hannah Farrer

Just someone learning to write.

Utah