Play With Your Words Writing Prompt #50: A Narrative Disagreement

Using the following process, write about a time you had a disagreement with someone you love:

1. Write the following headings across the top of a sheet of paper or document:

  • Who?
  • What?
  • When?
  • Where?
  • Why?
  • How?

Beneath each heading, brainstorm every fact and feeling you can recollect from the event.

2. Look over the data you have gathered and consider the situation from your beloved opponent’s point of view. Write a scene depicting this disagreement from your opponent’s viewpoint.

When done, read what you’ve written to your writing partners or share as a comment. Compliment one another on the vividness of the setting, the clarity of the emotion, effectiveness of dialogue and internal dialogue, and the intensity of the mood.