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Day 19


Welcome to Day 19 of Hooked on Writing, your free online writing course. This online workbook will help you create a writing habit in 31 days.

Money Talks

Aim:

Look at life differently.

How:

  1. You are a R20/$20/£20 banknote.
  2. You are going to live through the body of this note for a day.
  3. Write from the note’s viewpoint in first person present tense.
  4. Use the senses.

Money sees _____________________________________
Money hears ____________________________________
Money touches __________________________________
Money smells ___________________________________
Money tastes ___________________________________

You are handed over to someone you really dislike. Start writing the piece with this sentence:

“I knew it. Typical. Of all the hands to land up in, it just had to be…”

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Result:

You have created a story out of the viewpoint of an inanimate object.

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.)

 

 

‘An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere.’ – Gustave Flaubert

Day 20