Flip the Scene
We’ve all got one in our distant past: the great love that got away because we were too tongue-tied, or clumsy or didn’t even cross the room to engage in conversation. Get it out of your system once and for all by writing the might have been. How should you have acted? What should you have said?
But once you’ve sketched that out, I want you to flip the scene on its head and write it from the great love’s point of view making yourself just a character, not a person we get inside at all.
And once you’ve done that – and the romantic or antiromantic conclusion is neither here nor there by this stage – have a go at playing around with the genders. If you’re both women trying making the two of you men. Or one of you trans. Or not even human.
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