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Why You Should Write Obituaries for Your Current WIP

Yesterday I wrote an obituary for one of the main characters in the novel I’m working on, and it wasn’t as morbid as I thought it would be. In fact, writing her obituary told me a lot about the character and those who respected and loved her, as well as those who didn’t. It also told me a lot about how characters in my WIP were, or were not, moving its plot along. Here’s why I think you should also write obituaries for the characters in your current WIP (Work In Progress).


Sunday Summary & Writing Prompt: What keeps your creativity alive as a writer?

Today is Sunday, so it’s a good time to reflect on and write about the week you just had. Write a piece of fiction about it if you’re in a creative mood. Or use today’s writing prompt to pause and reflect on your own writing process, and what writing means to you.

Keep reading to see today’s full reflective writing prompt, as well as weekly updates on what I’ve been writing and reading, and more.