Writing prompt No. 1
A weekly writing exercise to get you started
July 1, 2011
What makes your character stop and savor the moment? The peaty aroma of an Islay malt? A baby’s smile? What special memory or feeling is evoked? How can this change of pace enhance your story and let the reader know your character better?
Heather Wright's work has been published in local and national publications and on the Web. Her column “Write Angles,” published in What If? Canada’s Creative Magazine for Teens, became the basis of her book, Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens.
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