Write-30 No.10

towel 1

Meagical Journey.

You are stood on a towel in the bathroom that someone has dropped. Sighing about having to stay in yet again, you say, “If only I could go to somewhere else.” Suddenly, the towel rises up in the air with you on it. You fly out the window. Where do you go?

STUCK?   Try this story starter:
“It’s not fair being stuck in this house day after day!” Sarah yells.
“Sarah, be reasonable. Everybody has got to do it,” said mum.
“Well, I hate it!” Sarah goes into the bathroom and slams the door shut. It was her favourite place to go to get away from everyone. It was her only place to go with a house full of people. The only place she would be left alone.
Standing on a discarded orange towel, Sarah looked longingly out of the window.
“I wish I could go to a land of castles, princesses and knights. It would be so much better than here,” she sighed.
Suddenly, the towel rose into the air with her on it and …

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No. 9

Two rolled brown paper in clear glass bottle

Message In A Bottle.

You are out walking on the beach when your foot hits a half hidden bottle. Picking it up tp put it in the bin, you notice a piece of paper scrolled up inside. You pop the bottle open and pull out the paper. Unrolling the paper, you see a message. What does it say?

STUCK?   Try this story starter:
I pulled out the piece of paper and unfurled it. There was shaky writing on it, quite faded, but I could just make out what was written there. It said:
“To who it may concern,
My name is Jamie and I am…

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No. 8

boy in gallery

Talking Pictures.

On a trip to an art gallery you are left alone in one of the rooms by mistake. There is no one else there. Suddenly, one of the paintings begins to talk.

STUCK?   Try this story starter:
I peered up at the figure of a woman holding a vase of flowers. It wasn’t the most exciting painting I’d seen but there was something about the smile on the women’s face. All of a sudden she coughed.
“Can I help you?” she asked.

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No.7

Red and white striped socks

The Present.

Your rather eccentric Uncle Clarence has given you a present. Considering last time it was a baby dragon he found in the Amazon, what is it this time?

STUCK?   Try this story starter:
Holding my breath, I ripped off the red wrapping paper covering the box and lifted the lid. Curled up, inside, no bigger than my hand was a small white horse. At least, at first I thought it was a horse but on closer inspection I noticed…

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No.6

broomstick copy

 

School Report.

You have been sent your school report from the Snarkles School for Young Warlocks and Witches. What did your broom flying instructor say? Are you good at flying like that show off Malcurt or a total disaster like Hangard?

STUCK?   Try this story starter:
BROOM FLYING
Achievement: F
Effort: B
I am sorry to say that your son is one of the worse warlocks I’ve ever seen on top of a broom. Why, just the other day he flew…

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No.5

Woman sitting and writing on notebook

 

Free Choice.

Write about anything you want. It could be about your day, about a TV programme, a computer game, in fact anything you want.

STUCK?   Try this story starter: My favourite TV programme so far this week has been…

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No. 4

Drago Cartoon-Vector

A Letter To Aunt McTavinkish.

You are looking after Aunt McTavinkish’s pet dragon but things are not going well so you write her a letter to tell her what’s gone wrong. Write the letter. What bad things have happened? What do you want your aunt to do?

STUCK?  Try this story starter:
Dear Aunt McTavinkish,
About the pet dragon you asked me to look after.
Things are not going 
well. They’re terrible in fact. Just today it…

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Write-30 No.3

Blue and white ball on brown wooden surface

The Marble Crusher.

The Head Teacher has a devilish device: a marble crusher. Just don’t let her catch you playing marbles. Write the story about when you got caught.

STUCK?
Try this story starter: The Head Teacher loomed over me like a dark figure of doom.
“What?” she bellowed. “Are those marbles?”
I tried to hide them behind my back but it was too late.

What is Write – 30?
Write – 30 is a daily activity where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

Lockdown Activity:Write-30 No.1

What is Write – 30?

Write – 30 is a daily activity  aimed at kids where you write non-stop for twenty minutes then check and edit your work for 10 minutes. You will be asked to write about different subjects and in different forms.

The writing should be done on lined paper in pencil if possible. Edit and check the work in pen. If you don’t have paper and pencil, use what you can. Even a computer.

The whole family/household could do it and then share the results afterwards!

Finding it difficult? What you can do to help:

  • Always sit/work in the same place
  • Always use the same writing tools
  • Always turn the TV off
  • No talking – it distracts thinking
  • Always listen to the same piece of classical music when writing.
  • Always set yourself a goal: count the number of words. Try to beat that number the following day.

WRITE -3o for 27/03/20:

The Spaghetti Dinosaur.

You walk into the staff  room at your school. There is a dinosaur sat at a table eating tinned spaghetti. What happens next?

STUCK?  Try this story starter: I entered the staffroom looking for Mr Fitzsimons but instead saw a great big dinosaur sat in Ms Hillard’s  favourite chair eating tinned spaghetti (with tomato sauce). The dinosaur was…