Try this writing prompt: Look at one of the most harrowing experiences that have happened in your life from three different perspectives.
I chose to write about the cancer I had in 2007. I picked the perspective of myself at the gynecologist, visiting a spiritual “medical intuitive” and watching the surgery performed on someone else via YouTube. I was fortunate to be able to read this piece recently at a literary salon and it inspired me to try to record it. Using just the simple tools on a Mac and uploading the file to Soundcloud allows you to create an audio essay that anyone can listen to on their computer or cell phone in the car or on a walk…all the places where reading may not be suitable. Also, you get a chance to work with your voice and different ways of adding emotion to your work. Listen to the Soundcloud audio essay by clicking here.