Writing Prompt Wednesday

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“I had nothing to confess, so I made things up.” (from “Ramona” by Sarah Gerkensmeyer)

What lies does your character tell?

Why? Is he trying to protect someone he loves? Is she trying to be cool in front of new friends? Has the evil White Witch given him enough Turkish Delight to woo his allegiance? Is Boo Radley leaving her presents and she doesn’t want anyone to know?

Freewrite about your character’s secret / secret desire. In what ways does he or she lie to keep that secret? In what ways does he or she lie to put up a front?

 

 

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