Today’s Daily Theme comes from Melissa Walker, the author five books for young people, most recently Small Town Sinners about good girl Lacey Anne Byer and the boy who challenges her in a way no one else ever has. Her upcoming novel, Unbreak My Heart is due out in May–it’s about heartsick Clementine and her path to healing. Melissa is also the co-founder of I Heart Daily, an adorable daily newsletter that is guaranteed to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cute. Her writing prompt is designed to get you inside your character’s head, so get ready to practice your telepathy skills.
Write a scene in first person in which your narrator meets someone new and judges them instantly, before they even speak. Think about how and why your character makes the evaluations he/she makes, and whether you want your reader to feel the same or differently about the new character who’s introduced.
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