Create a Story

A Prompt Journal to Help You Write a Story

Create a Story
$9.99 / £6.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 204 Pages
ISBN: 9780785839262
Publisher: Chartwell Books
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Break free from writer's block and channel your creativity. Create a Story provides the building blocks for telling the great stories sitting in the back of your mind.

Through thoughtful prompts and scenarios accompanied by a few choice words to help creativity flow, this journal is packed with stories waiting to be written. Spanning 10 genres (from nonfiction to mysteries and science fiction), these 200 exercises are comprised of a topic that triggers an idea and 15 words to add to your budding literary masterpiece. These prompts and their easy-to-follow structure are followed by ample space for writing; but if the story takes off, don't be afraid to follow it wherever it may lead you.

Historical Fiction:
Write a story about…A spy in the court of Genghis Khan.
15 Word Associations: Mongol, invader, burn, expand, horde, gold, treasure, fear, lie, tribe, poison, magic, spirit, horses, warrior

Write a story about…
A couple who has just moved to a place that one person loves, and the other hates.
15 Word Associations: Travel, adventure, escape, beginning, longing, hope, despair, mismatch, opportunity, renew, relearn, fall, break, perspective, thrive

Write a story about…
Your diary is leaked and becomes a best-selling phenomenon.
15 Word Associations: Anonymous, author, write, book, family, friends, life, fame, publicity, search, hunt, disguise, life, persona, announcement

Listen to your muse and write to your heart's content (or discontent if that's more your writing style). Discover the boundless different ways you can creatively use language and explore new genres to round out the quality of your writings. Whether you want to create an expansive world or a slice of life, it all starts with a single word.

The power is in your pen and at your finger tips. Above all, writers write, so get to it with Create a Story.

With so much of our lives and contact going digital, the Creative Keepsakes journals offer an intimate way to nurture your connection with yourself and the people around you. An entertaining way to get off your screen, these guided and free-form journals are great for writers and artists alike. Each journal offers content around a different theme, including silly prompts for a laugh, random yet thoughtful questions, inspiration for art and composition, interactive prompts to learn about your heritage, and blank interiors on high-quality paper stock to use as your creative canvas. Beautifully designed and full of mindful prompts, channel your inspiration as you put pen (or pencil, or marker, or crayon!) to paper to learn more about yourself, your talents, and the people you love.

Also in this Series: 3,001 Questions All About Me, 301 Things to Draw, 301 Writing Ideas, Create Comics: A Sketchbook, Inner Me, Internet Password Book, My Father's Life, My Grandmother's Life, My Life Story, My Mother's Life, 3,001 This or That Questions, My Grandfather's Life, Create the Poem, Complete the Drawing Journal, Mom and Me Journal, Why I Love You Journal, and Destroy & Design.

The author

Publishing and supplying books to wholesalers, mail order companies, and retail stores for over 60 years, Chartwell Books publishes across a wide range of subjects, including history, craft, home reference, puzzles and games, music and music instruction, art instruction, transportation, and more.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 204 Pages
ISBN: 9780785839262
Size: 6 in x 8.42 in / 152.4 mm x 213.87 mm

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