Rack your brains for reasons to be cheerful in this week's creative writing exercise
Firstly, decide if you want to write about yourself or as a fictional character - a new one, or perhaps one from your work in progress.
Make a few quick notes about this person's life circumstances - the ones that form part of a story you're writing, or might write, if it's a fictional character.
How make notes about what makes them smile. Perhaps they're smiling for joy, perhaps they're smiling in adversity. It's up to you.
For fifteen minutes, write a piece of prose or poetry about smiling or being happy.
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