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17 Writing Challenges You've Got to Try to Complete ...

By Holly

It doesn't matter if you want to be a professional author or if you just like to write for the fun of it. Either way, you should make a point to write as often as possible. If you can never think of any ideas, here are a few writing challenges you should try to complete:

1 Write a Story in an Hour

Write a Story in an Hour An hour isn't a lot of time. That's why you can't let yourself think too much. Just write.

2 Write a Children’s Story

Write a Children’s Story Write a story that you'd be proud to read to your little siblings or future children. You can even try to get it published once you're done!

3 Write a Sex Scene

black and white, person, man, photography, male, You know you want to. Come on, write something that beats 50 Shades of Grey.

4 Write a Story without Many Adjectives

Write a Story without Many Adjectives Most writers use way too many adjectives when they write. That's why you should see if you can create a story with fewer than ten adjectives.

5 Write a Story with All Female Characters

Write a Story with All Female Characters There are too many men playing the lead roles in stories. That's why you should try writing a story with all women.

6 Write a True Story

Write a True Story Instead of writing a fictional story, write about something special that happened to you in the past. It'll be challenging to describe your friends and families in artistic ways.

7 Write a Story in the Form of Diary Entries

Write a Story in the Form of Diary Entries Instead of writing in third person, you should try writing in first person. Even better, write as if you're jotting things down in a diary.

8 Write a Story from a Man’s POV

Write a Story from a Man’s POV You don't have to write from a woman's point of view, just because you're a woman. You should try writing from a man's POV for a change.

9 Write a Story about Inanimate Objects

Write a Story about Inanimate Objects You don't have to stick to writing stories about humans or talking animals. Try writing one about an inanimate object, like your laptop or your phone, instead.

10 Write a 10,000 Word Story

Write a 10,000 Word Story Some writers are better at creating short stories than long ones. That's why you should challenge yourself by trying to create something longer than usual.

11 Write a Story Involving Magic

Write a Story Involving Magic Don't write about mundane things, like a woman grocery shopping. Write about something magical, instead. After all, Harry Potter made billions.

12 Write a Fanfic about Your Favorite Band

Write a Fanfic about Your Favorite Band Publish something on fanfiction.net. There are plenty of people willing to read about band members they love.

13 Write a TV Script for Your Favorite Show

Write a TV Script for Your Favorite Show Instead of writing a short story, try writing a script for your favorite show. It shouldn't be too hard, since you know all about each character's personality.

14 Write a Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Write a Sherlock Holmes Mystery Everybody loves Sherlock. That's why you should try to create a mystery involving the detective.

15 Write a Story without Any Romance

Write a Story without Any Romance You don't need romance in order to make a story interesting. Try writing one without any crushes or relationships.

16 Write a Story from an Animal’s POV

Write a Story from an Animal’s POV You can write about a dog, a gerbil, or a mythical creature. Anything goes.

17 Write a Story without Stopping to Think or Edit

Write a Story without Stopping to Think or Edit When you're done, that's when you can read it over and edit your work. Until then, just keep writing.

If you love to write, then get a pen and get to work! Which one of these writing challenges are you going to attempt first?

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