|Prompt / Assignment Title||Flash Exercise|
|20210202||"From a Picture or Object/Ornament from home."|
|20210119||"Open subject - Choose own Topic."|
|20210105||"A Magical Creature."|
|20201201||"It all started last Wednesday."|
|20201020||Halloween or A Spooky Story.|
|20200915||Use a character from a book in another situation / genre / book.|
|20200901||Choose from: 1. The call of cold water / 2. Finding a way back home / 3. The mysterious sound of silence.|
|20200818||Open subject of your own choice.|
|20200721||She’s on the move again.|
|20200616||Brave New World.|
|20200407||(The) Ink-Blot (Test).|
|20200317||The crowd couldn't quite take in what had happened.|
|20200121||From a picture of 'A Duckling, Daisies, A Butterfky and A Ladybird'|
|20200107||Frostbite, Jack Frostbite.|
|20191203||The Title of the Book.|
|20190820||'Sing a song of sixpence'|
|20190806||I Should've Worn My Wellies.|
|20190702||Somewhere in Cornwall.|
|20190618||In The Waiting Room / Bedside Manner.|
|20190604||You find a satchel on a path in the forest...|
|20190521||write a letter of apology for the non attendance at an event, and then use that as the basis for your story.|
|20190507||The Crown Jewels.|
|20190416||choose a photo from calendar and write a story about it bring picture in with story.|
|20190402||A murder mystery story.|
|20190305||Message in a Bottle.|
|20190219||To put 3 words into a story. The 3 words are pen, book and glasses.|
|20190122||The Perpetual Calendar.|
|20190108||Something to do with a Fairytale.|
|20181016||It’s been that sort of day.|
|20181002||A knock on the door.|
|20180919||Summer’s End / Autumn’s Arrival.|
|20180904||The streets were deserted. Where was everyone?|
|20180821||They say I’m a traitor, maybe I am; all I know is that I did what I had to do.|
|20180807||Hell is empty and all the devils are here.|
|20180717||Either ‘The Old Stag’ or ‘An Old Tooth’|
|20180703||King Doniert or something upon a public house or restaurant.|
|20180605||A journey from Liskeard to somewhere on the Cornish Coast. Your own choice of transport.|
|20180515||Pick a piece of good dialogue from a book. Then base a story upon that extract.||to write from the point of view of an animal)|
|20180501||Each member took a pink slip of paper to write down a character description as brief or detailed as they wished, and a blue slip of paper to note down a location or scene, again description as brief or detailed as they wished, these were folded and placed in the centre of the table and shuffled for each member to then take one of each as the prompt for their next story. e.g. my selection was “Character (pink): A Tramp, male or female, Interesting history and not poor. Location (blue): Farm Building, Development in surrounding area, River and woodland nearby, Proposed new road.”|
|20180417||A name? A month? Something else?|
|20180403||The Humane Rat Trap.|
|20180306||"The Bizarre Happening."|
|20180220||The Magic Ring.|
|20180206||"What we found in the loft" / ‘Childhood Memories.’|
|20180116||‘in salting or pickling beef.'|
|20171107||"A Shoe Horn."|
|20170919||Open Subject to allow for our writers to present work from their novells, personal projects or memoires|
|20170718||"A Bog or Marsh."|
|20170404||Open Subject to allow for our writers to present work from their novells, personal projects or memoires .|
|20170221||To write a story based on a favourite piece of music or song (or on one verse if too long).|
|20161004||To write a story or scene within a genre that is not in your normal comfort zone. The piece could be about any subject that presents a challenge to the writer.|
|20160816||to write a story or scene, choosing a specific literary/book/film character which the whole group might be familiar with (not easy). The point of the piece is to do a 'prequel' i.e. the story/scene should be something from before that character appears in the book/film.|
|20170516||"A small terrier (dog)."|
|20170502||"You can't run from the shadow, but you can invite it to dance."||"Unwelcome Intruder"|
|20170418||is an open theme, to write a story based on an idea of your own.||"Egg shaped container / trinket" originally produced using a 3D printer|
|20170404||"a very old childs boot" found in the overgrown part of the garden of a minors cottage|
|20170321||Choose between "A Rugby Match Photograph" or "I / She / He / They Dread the sound of the key in the lock".|
|>20170307||"A sense of smell (Aroma)"||>20170221||"A piece of Music."||"On entering the grove of Oak trees"||20170207||"A favourite Poem."||Ten Minute Exercise 1 : "Out of the Blue"
Ten Minute Exercise 2 : "Let's take a walk."
|20170117||"He'd never noticed that door before."|
|20161220||Flash Fiction (500 words) about - "T'was the night before Christmas."|
|20161206||"A Sat Nav" and "The Remote's Gone"|
|20161115||Open, to make your own choice of genre and suggestion / idea.
Finalise and practice the stories you will be presenting at the Festival on 12th November. Venue ~ St. Nicolas Church, Parish of St Martin
|20161101||Finalise and arrange the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.
Venue confirmed as the St. Nicolas Church, West Looe, at 15:30 (half past three).
|20161018||Pre-reading of the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.
to obtain timings for each piece and practice in the Gallery room.
|20161004||Write a story or scene within a new genre, one that is not in your normal comfort zone.
The piece could be about any subject that presents a challenge to the writer.
|20160920||Practice reading of the stories to be presented at the Looe Literary Festival on 12th November.|
|20160906||A story or scene, based on A well known or favourite piece of art (painting or sculpture) of which the whole group might be familiar with (again not easy to guess).
The piece could be about the sculpture/scene or something from the character of the artist as he was making it.
|20160816||A story or scene, choosing a specific literary/book/film character which the whole group might be familiar with (not easy).
The point of the piece is to create a 'prequel' i.e. the story/scene should be something from before that character appears in the book/film etc.
|"A Ship in A Bottle."|
|20160802||"What happened in Rome?"|
|20160719||"Attonement, Model and Heritage."|
|20160705||"A Cycling Pursuit."|
|20160621||"Buscuits"||"On The Beach"|
|20160607||In the genre of "Crime"||"The Folding Stool" Note: To be truly creative you must first learn not to be afraid of being wrong|
|20160517||"Quotation" working from a well known quotation of your own choice.||"Font of All Knowledge"|
|20160503||"Gravity"||"A Stab in The Dark"|
|20160419||"An Empty Key Ring / Split Ring, A Laughing Buddha with a sack and a fan, and A Spectacle Lens"|
|20160315||"A Box in The Attic"|
|20160301||Choose one of the letters from last times assignment and write an asnwer.|
|20160216||"A Storm" and to Write A Letter|
|20160202||"A Journey"||"Evergreen - Memories"|
|20160119||"A Ghost, A Dog and A Wedding"||"In the morning, Father is lying on the settee."|
|20160105||"A Pineapple, A Young Woman and A Haunted House."||"Floods, Bridge and Sandbag."|
|20151215||"The Discussion" a dialogue piece.||Christmas party and nibbles<|
|20151201||"Names" Dialogue only||"Poetry Competition."|
|20151117||"Open", to write a story based on own idea|
|20151103||To re-run through stories chosen for Looe Literary Festival 2015|
|20151020||Write a story or choose one for use at Looe Literary Festival 2015
To gain practice and timings.
|20151006||"Birmingham, A Library, A Road Atlas and A Lavender Sachet."|
|20150915||Words from a Codebreaker, (MaryH fetched in a codebreaker puzzle containing 24 words. The challenge is to write a story using at least 5 of those words.)||"Never in A Million Years."|
|20150901||"A Deadly Silence"|
|20150818||"Circus / Fairground"|
|20150804||Something chosen from the pages of the ASDA magazine||Discussion : "Actually Writing Creatively."|
|20150707||"A Spy Story"|
|20150616||A location which has been provided, but story content is own choice.||Write a sentence and pass it on to next member of group.|
|20150602||"The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo"||"Persuasion."|
|20150519||"My Apologies"||"Secret Garden."|
|20150505||"Open" to write a story based on own choice.||"A Brolly, A Purse and A Bottle of Water."|
|20150421||"The Adventures of A £1 coin"|
|20150407||To write a story that begins and ends with the phrase "In the end it didn't really matter."||"Cheese and Wine Party."|
|20150317||"Open", to write a story based on own idea.||Six Minute Exercise : "Fireman's Tale."
Five Minute Exercise : "What do you dream about."
|20150303||"A Memory Stick, Mobile Phone and A Tablet"||"Bring some food with you for Brother Walter."|
|20150217||"Pictures from a Callender"||"Magic Key."|
|20150203||No Assignment...-+-...A talk was delivered by Anne Foweraker which included a signed copy of her book for £8 per person.|
|20150120||To write a story based on Using Characterisation|
|20160418||The LWG Facebook Group page was Created.|