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Dear Diary

Write a diary entry or a letter from your character's point of view. Are they re-discovering events from the past, or recording today's events so they don't forget? Do they have a unique perspective? Who are they writing to and why?

Characters reading letters or diary entries is a great way to reveal backstory and a character's thoughts. Some books, such as Bridget Jones's Diary and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, have been told entirely in the format.

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Creative Writing Prompt: Dear Diary

Write a diary entry or a letter from your character's point of view. Are they re-discovering events from the past, or recording today's events so they don't forget? Do they have a unique perspective? Who are they writing to and why?

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.

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