Day Two: Not sure how this is going but I'm hoping this is going to improve my writing and story skills so I can finish my work in progress. Hopefully you guys won't be too harsh a judge of my stories.
Write a short story or scene from the third person limited POINT OF VIEW.
Once again, work on delving into the mind of your character, but do so today with a focus on their internal struggle. Personality traits may encourage your character to act negatively, but a true hero will fight to do what is right. Practice displaying this internal struggle to your readers.
The wind picked up around him as he deliberated on what to do. Time was running out as his opponent got closer and closer to him. She had a look in her eye that made him feel like she wasn't about to give up this fight and even if he ran she would be right there behind him. That didn't stop his feet moving though.
He span on his heels and fled the scene. The square has been empty except for the three dead bodies lying in the corner. She had attacked three men in suits who had a suitcase with them. The ultimate cliche of a movie, yet somehow still happened in real life. The suitcase had been at his feet and he knew she wanted it, after killing three men she would probably do anything to get it, he wasn't ready to do that fight. Especially as he had just happened to change his routine and stumble upon this. It wasn't his fight.
Running back out the way he came, opting for the scenic route had definitely not worked in his favour this time. He had been hoping for a nice stroll by himself and now he was in a situation he didn't know how to handle with his paranoia switched on high he could hear her footsteps echoing his own. Getting back out onto the crowded street his senses grew and he knew that she was behind him working her way through to him.
Trying not to turn around and see where she was began to get difficult as the crowd thinned and he had less cover from them. As he turned to see where his follower was he had to stop himself from face-planting her chest.
So that's the end of this scene. Again not 100% sure it's brilliant but it got me writing.
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