Coffee break exercise: Optimism


21 January 2022
Explore reasons for optimism in today's creative writing exercise.

Who is optimistic? What are they looking forward to, and why?

Write from any viewpoint; yourself or a character. Use your ideas to create a sense of what the sense of optimism says about the person you're writing about. What vocabulary and voice choices will you make to best express the thoughts of the person you're writing about?

Write a passage of prose or poetry that reveals your viewpoint character's expectations about whatever it is they're optimistic about.

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