Writing prompt No. 2
A weekly writing exercise to get you started
July 8, 2011
Think of something that your character wasted in the past—money, time, a relationship, someone’s trust. How does that event color what your character is doing today, and how does it influence your character's choices?
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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