Creative Writing with a Friend

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(“Snoopy and Woodstock” by Charles M. Schulz)


A fun creative writing exercise:

1. One author writes a beginning prompt. (This could be a teacher, of course.)

2. The second author writes the sentence or paragraph that follows.

3. The first author then adds something more.

4. Following this pattern–a story is built.


This may not result in a remarkable end-product, but the exercise will illuminate different writing techniques.

Today’s Assignment: Write with a partner.