Writing Prose Fiction: Creative Ideas for Student Writing Groups

Writing Prose Fiction: Creative Ideas for Student Writing Groups

Inspire budding authors with this stimulating activity bank – ideal for A Level Creative Writing and informal creative writing groups. Flexible enough to deliver as individual tasks or whole-group activities.

Covers a range of genres within prose fiction, so you can find something to suit everyone in your group! For each genre:

  1. Lists of appropriate texts and genre conventions introduce key ideas
  2. Reading exercises provide inspiration and get creative juices flowing
    • Try: staging a debate, playing doctors and patients, unpicking crime-fiction clues, changing the era of historical fiction, sketching characters, and more…
  3. Writing exercises provide springboards for new ideas and remedies for writer’s block!
    • Try: re-writing endings, creating character profiles, recalling humourous memories, playing charades, drawing maps, modernising classic literature, imagining alien cultures, and more…

All genres include shorter exercises from 15 to 45 minutes, longer exercises taking over an hour, and unconstrained exercises for total creative freedom. Resources needed and detailed instructions included.

Price is £64 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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