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The Web Writer’s Toolkit: 365 prompts, collaborative exercises, games, and challenges for effective online content by Lynda Felder

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12. The Power of Story

The challenges in this section focus on building storytelling skills. Good storytellers have power. They can make crying children laugh, calm wild adolescents, subdue angry adults, and impassion entire nations.

Now get started writing!

243. Open Book

Suggested time: 10–15 minutes

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If you were a book, what would you be about? What would be your title, your genre, and your main conflict? Write the title and the jacket copy for “you as a book.”

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. –Rudyard Kipling

244. Story Starter

Suggested time: 30–45 minutes

For this challenge, start with the sentence ...

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