4 Steps to Making Objects Come Alive in Your Writing!

Can socks talk? Do eggplants have feelings? Can steering wheels choose to turn? As writers, we can make anything come alive. When we make objects or animals have human qualities, it’s called anthropomorphism! Here’s how to use anthropomorphism in your story.


laundry1. Choose an object. Look around the room. Find an unlikely object. Maybe your dirty laundry, or better yet, the scribbles your little brother left on the wall.
2. Imagine how that object feels. If your dirty laundry is on the floor, it might feel sad or neglected. Maybe it wants to be in the laundry room because it’s ready to get clean? The scribbles on the wall may feel proud to be somewhere they aren’t supposed to be. Or maybe they’re scared that someone will wipe them off the wall and they will be gone forever.
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