Tag Archives: first person

Sandra visits a Marriage Guidance Counsellor

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. I’m writing about Sandra and James Hartington, who are visiting a marriage guidance counsellor. It’s written in first-person, from the point of view of … Continue reading

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Sandra at the solicitor’s

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. I’m writing about Sandra, whose marriage has failed. This narrative passage is set in her solicitor’s office, and it’s written in first-person, from the … Continue reading

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Why did you marry him?

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. The idea is to write a first-person narrative from the POV of both a father and his daughter in relation to her choice of … Continue reading

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The Stone Roses Wannabe

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. The idea is to invent an unreliable narrator who is antagonistic towards a colleague, but in doing so hints at the fact that he … Continue reading

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The church fund

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. The idea is to write in the voice of a narrator who thinks of himself as deeply benevolent and charitable individual; but, through his description of … Continue reading

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The three Amigos

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. The idea is to depict a first-person narrator who struggles to piece a memory together from the discovery of an photograph (7.5). I thought I would … Continue reading

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Martin at the darts

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. The idea is to use the same character used in ‘Martin the opportunist’ (a previous post) to depict a first-person narration of the same … Continue reading

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