This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. In a third-person limited omniscience point of view I have written about one of my own memories, so that I can practise distancing myself from my own experiences when writing fiction. The content is a mixture of fiction and non-fiction (8.1 part 2).
It was a bitterly cold twilight night with brilliant white flakes of snow falling all around as Chris, Derek, Sean and Mark landed at Prague airport. As they stepped off the cosy warmth of the plane, the intensity of the chilling, but arid air hit them with the suddenness of a driver braking to avoid hitting a cat.