Coffee-break exercise: Missing piece


23 September 2022
Explore something that has gone missing in this week’s creative writing exercise

You decide what thing it is that’s missing – with one proviso. Chose an actual, physical object. It could be a piece of jigsaw puzzle but it might also be a part of a set of something, the back of an earring, a screw that’s fallen out of something.

Make creative decisions about what its non-appearance means, and to whom. What are the ripple effects of the thing not being there?

Write in any style or form for 20 minutes.

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