Here’s your digest of this week’s StoryADay September writing prompts.
This set of prompts is all about point of view. The choice to write in First Person or Third Person Omniscient gives you, the storyteller, a different set of tools to use in each story. Use these prompts to practice some of those skills.
Prompt 1 — First Person Practice
First person is a great place to start because it’s how tell all our stories in everyday life…
Prompt 2 — Up Close And Third Person
Third person limited has quite a lot in common with First Person, even though you’re writing ‘he’ and ‘she’, not ‘I’…
Prompt 3 — Two Heads Are Better Than One
Third person omniscient gives you the chance to get inside more than one head at a time in your story…
Prompt 4 — A Way Into Second Person Storytelling
Writing well in the Second Person is tough but can be innovative and truly creative.
Now you’ve tried a few, you get to pick your favorite. then rewrite an old story in a new way.
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