The writing practice challenge

Between work, holidays, blogging and general internet surfing a lot of us hardly have time for writing itself.the writing practice
So the writing practice is about taking time to write even if all you have to spare is five minutes.


So last week I got two wonderful entries.

One from Katy at A Beatific Gray. Katy put a little spin on the challenge and wrote a beautiful piece that shows clearly how wonderful the person she is describing is and it feels to me like it even gives a little insight into Katy herself. All in all, a great job and a beautiful piece of writing.


The second one is from Jon at Start Your Fiction who wrote a fantastic in depth description that definitely brought the character to life. The thing I love about his entry is that while he does describe how the character looks he manages to give you the feel of the character as well. This is how I believe a description should be done.


Now let’s get on to this week.

The two ways of entering.

1. Writing a blog post on the topic of the prompt and linking it back here.
If you do this and I like what you wrote I will put a link to your blog in a post next week.
2. The second way to enter is by simply writing your answer to the prompt in the comments.
If you do this and I like what you wrote I will put up your entry in the same post. (No link to your blog)

Remember that if you choose the first way to put the #WritingPractice among your tags


The prompt.

Write a few paragraphs in first person point of view as a character goes through the traumatic event of watching someone they love die. Now write the same scene but in third person point of view.

The point of this exercise isn’t to show you the difference between the two styles but to let you practice describing emotions in two different ways a because while in first person you can tell how the character feels in third person you have to show it.



Thank you everyone who has been giving me positive feedback on the writing practice. I can’t wait to see what you have to write for me.



6 thoughts on “The writing practice challenge

  1. Pingback: Duty | Start Your Fiction

    1. Normally it’s a week before I post that new one and the submission closes but because last week was Christmas, the submissions are open until I post a new one later today. You are welcome to participate in the next few hours. 🙂


  2. Pingback: The writing practice challenge. | Enette's World

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