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Writing Exercise: Point of View Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is all about exploring point of view, specifically the contrast between the protagonist and the antagonist and how they see the same scene. During this exercise, pay close attention to the voice of your characters. The antagonist should not sound anything like the protagonist and shouldn’t...

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Writing Exercises: A Tale of Two Perspectives Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise explores the perspectives of the present and the past. Write a scene from the perspective of two characters. One is from modern times and one is from the time period of your choosing. Use authentic language for each time period. What will you do with...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise involves description. In what unique way will you do the following: Write a scene where your character is describing snow to someone who’s never experienced it before. We hope you enjoy this feature and feel free to share the results of your hard work. ~...

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Articles / On Writing

Writing What You Know So we’ve all heard the old adage before—write what you know. Which is great if you’re a pirate, an alien, a billionaire, or a nineteenth-century courtesan. But what if you’re not? Well, you could still write what you know, but I can’t imagine anyone out there wants me to write a book about accounting. Unless it’s to be used as a...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is designed to help authors write from the pov of the opposite sex. We’ve added a little extra to it and have asked that you write about a daily gender related task to help you get into the “mood.” We hope you enjoy this feature...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is designed to help writers practice showing emotion instead of telling but with a twist. The use of physical reactions to show emotion is not allowed. We hope you enjoy this feature and feel free to share the results of your hard work. ~ The...

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Writing Prompts

Metaphors are useful tools in writing to creatively frame an idea. For instance, take the bull by the horns sounds much more exciting than face your problems head on. We would never take an actual bull by the horns, unless suicide is the goal or it is part of matador training, but this particular metaphor makes something mundane or daunting sound exciting or even a little noble. So, for...

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