Rules

Here’s how it works:

  1. Pick one thing to write about. You can pick a prompt here, or make up your own.
  2. Write five separate pieces from that same prompt. The basics of each story should be identical, but the person writing that story—their accent, colloquialisms, and point of view—should be different each time. You can write from different genders, ages, time periods, species, and more. Whomever you want. Dig deep into who each person is, and make their voice clear and unique.
  3. Cut each piece down to about 100 words. You won’t get disqualified or anything if it runs to 142 words, but remember that with five pieces from each of us, there’s going to be a lot of reading! Plus, your work will be more streamlined if you trim it down.
  4. Post one piece each day the week of September 22 through 26 – the first piece on Monday, the second on Tuesday, etc. – and link back to the Voice Week homepage. I’ll reblog your pieces so they’ll all show up in one place.
  5. Read, learn, comment! Subscribe to get others’ Voice Week pieces by email.
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