Return to WEA Creative Writing

Q: Create a six word story. Try to hook your reader so they ask what? Why? How? Examples of this; ‘For sale: baby shoes, never worn.’ By Ernest Hemingway ‘Dad called: DNA back: he isn’t’ By Helen Fielding ‘Megan’s baby: John’s surname, Jim’s eyes’ By Simon Armitage My attempts… ” ‘Student party Tuesday, get here!’Continue reading “Return to WEA Creative Writing”

Week 9 Creative Writing with WEA

Q; Open brief, you have 400 words on the subject of your favorite food, Good luck. Oh Apple Pie Just a child I was, but the memory stayed long after Like those long summer day full of laughter Nanny’s homemade apple pie, with ice-cream too Many years ago when birds flew and the sky was blue IContinue reading “Week 9 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 8 Creative Writing with WEA

Q; Chose a picture of a character. In your mind, try to think like the person (or animal). Then working in pairs, ask questions about them in a type of dating game. With the information write a short story introducing the character you have interviewed. Me and my shadow My father and mother took theContinue reading “Week 8 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 7 Creative Writing with WEA

Q Write a short story introducing characters to the reader, please use the theme of spring. Spring into action Paige sat waiting; the sunshine broke through the clouds right into granddad Gordon’s living room. She watched as it showed the dust in the air floating slowly “maybe it’s magic and not dust at all” sheContinue reading “Week 7 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA

The Argument “Looking for something” he says “Please not again” she silently prays My confidence he sways, masterful in the role he plays “What a mess” he grumbles in annoyance, as I don’t have the gift of clairvoyance my reaction is delayed and to him this my guilt displays “Why are you snooping? What isContinue reading “Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA

Q; Write a short story with Lent as the theme, explore the use of monologue and/or soliloquy to tell the story. This Lent – “I forgot to put ash on my forehead this morning, what a wonderful example of Christianity I am. Not that anyone outside would care. They would think I’d just forgotten toContinue reading “Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 5 Creative Writing with WEA

Q; Write a scene in which two people engage in a heated quarrel, include both dialogue and descriptive body language, try to portray feelings as well as telling the reader about the characters. He was in the house again. Sophie could hear the heavy steps of her father in the hallway, she could hear the soft scuttlingContinue reading “Week 5 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 4 Creative writing with WEA

Q; Today we visited St George’s church Kidderminster use the experience to write a short story or Travel piece about the church. (Include word count and header)   She stood at the bottom of the long sloping drive once more. Her collar turned up against the cold January wind, the bells were still ringing. GoodContinue reading “Week 4 Creative writing with WEA”

Week 3 Creative Writing with WEA

Q In 400 words or less write from the title “when i was twenty” When I was twenty Twenty at last I’m no longer a teen. Today I have gone out on my own, out into London’s busy streets. Like a bird I glide on the wind, my mind going on its flowing and I’m glancingContinue reading “Week 3 Creative Writing with WEA”