In this exercise, you will write a 500-800-word short story about an inanimate object. This object now has thoughts, feelings, emotions, and expressions. Try to describe your object without saying exactly what it is. For example, a spoon might dream of scooping up some cereal today, but it is still in the drawer. You wouldn’t write “this spoon awaits cereal,” but you would describe its feelings as if it were a person instead.
In your responses, attempt to figure out what the object is by using context clues. Highlight the clues you found that lead to your assumption. Then, summarize whether the storytelling was effective. For inspiration: Check out the podcast “Everything is Alive (Links to an external site.).”