Suffer!A Lesson by Cheyenne Harris
I know this sounds mean. Just hear me out.
Why do we give up on books and not finish them? Often, the answer is because we don't care what happens. So what makes the difference? The author's cruelty and the reader's sympathy.
Yes, it sounds horrible. Why would you want to make anyone suffer? Think about the books you've read. The main character goes through a lot of crap, right?
Well, that's what draws us in. The character's suffering makes us want to root for him/her. We want to know how they fare at the end.
What I want you to do is come up with the worst possible thing you can imagine. Now, make your character go through this. Make 'em really suffer and have fun doing it! Write for about twenty minutes.
Added on July 7, 2012
Last Updated on July 7, 2012
AboutI'm a total black sheep. I love reading, writing, talking, music older than I am, and watching old westerns on rainy days. I prefer writing stories and short poetry. You'd think by reading some of my..