Jump-start writing projects with this colorful card deck of engaging prompts. Whether retelling a familiar story from a different perspective, describing a scene without using adjectives, or writing a story in the style of Jane Austen, these exercises break down the process of writing into small, doable activities that are sometimes playful, sometimes challenging, but always enlightening. Color-coded by level of difficulty, The Writing Deck is an eminently useful tool for educators, workshops, and practitioners of all levels.
About the Author
Emily Campbell, Creative Education Trust''s Director of Programmes, was formerly a graphic designer, a pattern maker in fashion, and design director at RSA and the British Council Arts Group. Creative Education Trust provides an integrated curriculum format for primary and secondary schools in London. She is the author of A Few Minutes of Design.
Harry Oulton is an author who lives and works in London.
"Putting your pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) is much less daunting with The Writing Deck on hand. Filled with challenges and questions, this deck of 52 cards is the ultimate antidote to writer's block." - Creative Pro
"The cards are color coded in increasing levels of difficulty but even better, they start with a general prompt on the front and then have variations and ways to take the prompt even further on the back." - Writer's Digest
"This card deck has 52 writing challenges at different levels to spur creativity and combat writer's block" - Learning Magazine
"Whenever would-be writers ask for advice, I've had nothing specific to offer beyond 'Read a lot' and 'Write a lot.' Now, thank goodness, I can suggest they immediately get a copy of The Writing Deck." - Kurt Andersen, Public Radio host and bestselling author