Author(s): Margret Geraghty
Margret also includes a new feature: snippet triggers, which she has designed in order to show readers how they can develop quirky little anecdotes they find in newspapers and regional broadcasts. Each short section offers you a thought-provoking discussion, followed by a five-minute exercise. These daily warm-up exercises can be taken at random and will help you to: -develop a reliable and enjoyable writing routine -break through the dreaded writing block -open your mind, step out of your comfort zone and set free your creative thought -access your inner self and the personal memories that provide an inexhaustible source of story ideas -develop whole-brain techniques for 'stepping outside the box'.
Another 50 inspiring exercises in creative writing in five minutes a day.
Margret Geraghty runs classes in creative writing. This book and its predecessor grew out of a desire to create new and exciting exercises for her creative writing students. They are a product of her research as a psychologist and her experience as a creative writer, and are designed to encourage the kind of thinking that has been shown to foster creativity.