Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Faulty Memory - #NaNoWriMo Writing Prompt

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Dredge up your character's worst childhood memory, and then let them:

a. realise they've missed/suppressed something all this time, or 
b. discover important information that throws a new light on the event, or
c. admit they had altered the way they remembered the event to make it seem better/worse than it really was.


Posted by Elle Carter Neal
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3 comments :

  1. All good choices, Elle. Memories open numerous doors to character insight and story background. We just have to be careful not to make them nothing more than information dumps.

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  2. We all tend to remember things differently from the way they happened as more years separate us from the event. This could really add depth to a character.

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  3. Everyone has a few "faulty" memories. Just listening to the hubs tell tales, I think, "We were in the story?" LOL.

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