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It was a Friday morning…I was eating breakfast….suddenly the telephone rang…My brother announced to me that….This led me to drop my plate on the floor…etc.
Try to write for about 15-20 minutes. Then put your writing safely to one side for the day. The day after today, or in about a weeks time, move on to the guidance for the second days writing. Well done, you have completed the first step in writing your own emotionally expressive story. You might still be thinking of some of the facts and features of your event. That is perfectly natural. If you want to go further then move on to the next step and try following the instructions for the second day Video Instruction
Just a reminder that in today’s writing session you are being guided to describe only the facts surrounding your chosen event.