Coffee-break exercise: Differing approaches

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Write about the same event in three different ways in today's exercise

Write about the same event in three different ways in today's exercise.

Take something that happened this week. It might be something very personal. It might be something in the news that resonated strongly with you. It might be a tiny event or something with deep significance. You choose.

Whatever it is, make notes about it.

Now, write three different pieces about the same event.

1. A factual account, with no feelings, impressions or emotions.

2. A first-person paragraph of creative fiction of life-writing, that conveys an interior voice.

3 A page of prose in any style that combines the facts from the first account with the feelings and impressions conveyed in the second.

 

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