The Write-Brain Workbook
The Write-Brain Workbook : 'Sideways Glance' Creative Writing Exercise

The Write-Brain Workbook 20 Day Challenge / Day 8

‘Sideways Glance’ Creative Writing Exercise

By Bonnie Neubauer | Free PDF Download | Updated 11/1/15

How do you see your writing these days? Can a new perspective infuse it with more creativity, passion, and honesty? See what happens when you move the scene in Bonnie Neubauer's 'Sideways Glance' writing exercise. What might you discover, uncover, or recover looking at your writing and life in a different way?

'Sideways Glance' Writing Instructions

Sideways Glance1. Download and print the Sideways Glance creative writing exercise page.

2. Sometimes writing in a different direction changes how you write. Try it!

Start with: I couldn't help starting . . .

This turned-around, shifted-perspective 'Sideways Glance' creative writing exercise is published with permission and is just one of 400 activities from Bonnie Neubauer's revised and expanded Write Brain Workbook.

Take the Next Step

Stretch your peripheral vision by looking as far to the right and left as you can without moving your head. Describe what might be right beyond what you see.

Stretching our eyes, minds, legs, and hearts is very helpful to developing writing muscle!

Next: Day 9: States of Mind Exercise

Bonnie NeubauerBonnie Neubauer is the inventor of the Story Spinner and author of the revised and expanded deluxe edition of The Write-Brain Workbook. More »
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