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Writing for children: Writing workout

Reinvigorate your writing and come up with fresh ideas for your children’s books with exercises from Amy Sparkes

Bad Writing Days happen to all of us. Days when you stare at the blank sheet, feeling a slightly irrational loathing for the colour white. Days when you glare at the words you wrote yesterday, before hitting the delete key and throwing the laptop out of the window. Days when that fiendishly fickle beast, Inspiration, has done a runner without even bothering to leave a note.

Instead of despairing on a bad day, take time out for a writing workout instead. Then hopefully you can go back to your writing feeling fresher, stronger and less likely to knock the living daylights out of your computer.

Here are some writing exercises you could try.

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