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Friday, January 13, 2012

Prompt-and-Share: Simile exercise

Prompt-and-Share It's not a complete return yet, still dealing with medical issues, but here's a fun little writing exercise to get your creative writing juices flowing.

Similes! Fill in the blanks below with imaginative similes and post in the comments! (Or do them on your own if you don't feel like sharing)

#1 - Being with him was like ____ .

#2 - She was as nervous as ______ .

#3 - The snow fell like _____ .

#4 - Her eyes were as blue as ____ .

#5 - His hair _____ in the wind like _____ .

Have fun with it! I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with :)


  1. i need practice on similes!

    being with him was like flying through turbulence
    she was as nervous as the manager about to open walmart on black friday
    the snow fell like cotton bombs
    her eyes were as (big and) blue as a raquetball
    his hair batled the gel trying to keep it in place in the wind like a warrior and lost, that hair wasnt goin no where!

    ha ha! that was fun, thanks! how are you doing? better i hope!

  2. LOL! Tara those were priceless! Nicely done :) I don't think you need practice at all.