The Unpublished

A fun writing exercise where you "Unpublish" the first few paragraphs of a classic.

"Welcome  to world where everyone is born a published author. There are a select few though, who've learned to write Unpublished....." 

It's your turn to write Unpublished.  :O)

This is a writing exercise to develop your own "voice" or style of writing. (Or just for a time killer as you have a little fun with the classics.....)

You'll be given the first paragraph or two of a classic book or story.  Your job is to rewrite that paragraph in your own words and style of writing.

Here are some tips:

*I want everyone to comfortable here, so please try to keep this clean & free of swear words. (Thanks!)

*Try writing in the time, setting, and genre you normally do (even if it's the opposite of the original paragraph!) 

*The rewritten paragraph does not have to stay a "paragraph"---- you can change it to the form you're most comfortable with. (i.e. poetry)

*Look up unfamiliar words and change them to something you understand.

*Don't be shy----be yourself and try your own unique style. Experiment! 

*Most important : Have FUN!

As this is a learning exercise, I've disabled ratings. Constructive criticism is welcome , but please remember this is all about developing a unique style of writing!

( PS: All classic paragraphs will have a citation at the bottom---- you don't need to "rewrite" them! I don't own the rights to any of these, so I'm giving credit where credit is due!)

Thanks! :O)

The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz is ready to go. For the next three branches of The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz please put

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde" 

 "Gulliver's Travels"

"Moby Dick"


Wuthering Heights is ready to go. For the next three branches of Wuthering Heights please put

"Oliver Twist"

"Peter Pan"

"Black Beauty"


The Adverntures of Huckleberry Fin is ready to go. For the next three branches of The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin please put

"The Call of the Wild"

"Around the World in 80 Days"

"Pride and Prejudice"

--------------------------------------------------THANKS!! :O)


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