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Day 18 – Simon Rich Knows More Than Your Character

THE PROMPT

A character who knows less than the reader tries their best to deal with a problem they don’t fully understand.

THE AUTHOR

Simon Rich is  is an American humorist, novelist, and screenwriter. He has published two novels and three collections of humor pieces, several of which appeared in The New Yorker

His message to the StoryADay community: “God speed everyone. Let’s keep writing if we can.”

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3 thoughts on “Day 18 – Simon Rich Knows More Than Your Character”

  1. I found this a really useful prompt. POV’s are a weakness of mine and I’m working on them. I get so easily confused. This made me work hard even though the piece isn’t very good.

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