Day 17


Welcome to Day 17 of Hooked on Writing, your free online writing course. This online workbook will help you create a writing habit in 31 days.

Description

Aim:

To show characters using details.

How:

  • Make up three phrases a character could use. For example: ‘I’m sick and tired!’

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  • How do they talk?

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  • What is their favourite item of clothing?

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  • Write a scene where you incorporate all of this information without describing the character directly.

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Result:

You have created a more rounded character using details.

At Night

Use your writing journal here. Write ‘At Night’ at the top of a clean page. Free write or expand on the exercise you’ve completed today. (If you want to buy the downloadable workbook, which includes space for these exercises, you can get it in our store for only $20.)

 

 

‘The coroner will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys.’ – Astrid Weber

Day 18