Todays writing prompt to help with characterisation

Today’s writing prompt to help with characterisation: Imagine all the spaces within your soul where characters or pieces of yourself lurk, waiting to tell their story. Choose one of them. They may be an orphan, an old lady, a whore, an entertainer etc… whoever you like. Now, take 20 minutes and give them a chance to tell you their unique story in monologue.

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One thought on “Todays writing prompt to help with characterisation

  1. I have used this technique to write a 600 word story now entered into the Peter Cowan Literature Competition. Let’s see how that goes!

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