Today’s Writing Prompt: Write About Someone Different From You Whom You Want To Learn From

Today, write about someone different from you, whom you want to learn from this week. Try to think about someone you can learn from whom you’re not used to learning from. Try to choose someone who has a very different background than you. And later this week you can take time to reflect on this experience.  

For centuries we’ve lauded and revered the wisdom of ancient philosophers. We’ve also had fairly consistent (even archaic and patriarchal?) ways of learning, and ideas about whom we should be learning from. But ancient philosophers certainly aren’t the only individuals worth learning from today. Don’t you agree?  

Inspiration For Today’s Writing Prompt

As you think of whom you want to learn from this week, consider individuals who have a different background from you. For example, consider learning from someone who grew up on a different continent, who has a very different occupation from you, who looks different from you, who has different beliefs than you do, etc.    

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” 

Bill Nye

Uncover the Premium Content below for more writing tips and inspiration for today’s writing prompt.

To start or join a dialogue about this writing prompt, or to share your draft of it with others, visit the Forum on this site or engage with Daily Drafts & Dialogues on social media.

Feel free to share your writing for this prompt with us on the Forum or by tagging us on social media ANY TIME. Even if it’s a week or months after this writing prompt was originally posted, we’d love to read what you’ve written!

Keep writing. For good. Subscribe for free to get daily writing prompts in your inbox.

Support Daily Drafts & Dialogues

Daily Drafts & Dialogues Premium Content 

Subscribe for only $7.55 per month to get access to daily writing tips and inspiration for Daily Drafts & Dialogues writing prompts.

Uncover this content when you subscribe today.