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