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INKSPILL – Brain Warming




So grab a coffee/ or a tea and have a go at these quick write activities.

Set a 2 minute timer, not near your phone or kitchen, try this one http://stopwatch.onlineclock.net/ or just type stopwatch into a search engine.

2 Minute Writes 

Write until the alarm goes off.

  • Come up with an alternative use for a common object, such as a paperclip, brick, spoon etc.


  • Write a story using incomplete sentences.


  • Use 3 unrelated words and write them into your 2 minutes. Fountain-Wrist-Cone