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- Write "The Three Little Pigs" from the wolf's point of view.
- Rewrite "Little Red Riding Hood" as a stream of consciousness through Red.
- Relate a personal success in several ways: first person in present tense; third person
by a pleased observer; third person by a surprised narrator.
- Use a how-to "instructional" voice to relate a recent event. (You will be telling the audience what to notice).
- Write a story in which the narrator doesn't get the real significance of what he/she is relating.
- Write a story told through the dialogue between two disagreeing observers. Quotes only.
- Write two versions of the same true story: In the first version, start at the beginning; in the second, start in the middle.
- Consider one of your all-time favorite short stories. What if someone else had narrated? Write down your thoughts.
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