After the time goes off, take some time to read the things you’ve written and see if you can come up with a sentence or a new concept that could be used to start your story.
Using Pictures as a Guide: Photos or other pictures are often capable of suggesting narratives.
To do this, set a timer for 5 minutes and just write.
Put everything that pops into your head onto the paper. Anything that comes to mind should be written down.
There are a few exercises that you can call upon to get your creative process flowing, and hopefully help you get your boots to the ground (so to speak) so that you can write a great short story.
Creative writing can be defined as any type of writing that is written from a creative perspective.
Instead of only providing information, or provoking the audience to carry out some sort of beneficial action, creative writing exists to entertain or educate readers, to increase awareness about someone or something, and to express thoughts and emotions.
Creative writing can be broken into two categories: Good and bad, or effective and ineffective.
You might find that in exploring old photographs, you uncover a story that you previously might not have thought of.
Take a look at magazines, newspapers, old family photo albums.