We were never being boring – but we did our best…

There’s a Petshop Boys song called ‘Being boring’. And in August, Just Write member Charlie Davies thought this theme up for a writing exercise. But guess what – being boring is trickier than you think. The pieces people wrote raised a few laughs, and were often intriguing.

That’s because the mundanities of a character’s thoughts can tell you a lot about them. So by relieving us of the pressure to be interesting, we gave ourselves space to develop characters. Anyway you can read more on Charlie’s blog here

http://charlesdavies.wordpress.com/2009/08/05/being-boring-a-writing-exercise/

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