Write Now! Persuasive Writing Prompts:
Tell Me About Your Favorite Childhood Storybook

Practice your copywriting skills with this prompt from The Professional Writers’ Alliance (PWA).

In this Write Now! exercise, take a playful approach to your writing practice by describing your favorite childhood story.

Watch this video by Rebecca Matter, President, AWAI, to see how you can strengthen your copywriting by writing about the sweet memories that come from recalling a favorite childhood book. (Or read the transcript below.)

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I absolutely love to read to my kids. I’d say my favorite book right now for them is this book called, I Don’t Want to Be a Frog. What I love about it is there is no narrator. All the characters speak for themselves, so I get to do three different voices. It totally keeps me on my toes. My kids love it. I’m realizing it’s because I do the voices, just like I loved when my mom was reading to me. It was all about the characters, and she made them come to life. I feel like that’s why I love this book today, because I get to do that for my kids now.

There are so many classic children’s books … Goodnight Moon, Pat the Bunny, Love You Forever, The Cat in the Hat, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, to name a few.

What was your favorite book as a child? Do you remember? Did you read it by yourself, or did someone read it to you? Did they do the voices? Were you tucked up in bed, or curled up in a favorite chair? These days, do you read to someone else? Do you enjoy acting out the parts while you read? Today, write about a beloved book, and relieve your memories of time spent entranced by a wonderful story.

Write Now! persuasive writing prompts are presented by the Professional Writers’ Alliance (PWA) — a professional association just for direct-response industry writers. Learn about the many benefits of a PWA membership.

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Published: January 26, 2017

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