Monday, April 29, 2019

Writing Prompt: The Narcissist

Personality disorders provide a rich treasure trove of character traits for fiction.  A little research can provide a rich treasure trove of information to help shape your character.  For example, when you consider the classic narcissist, the image you conjure is a vain woman who spends an inordinate amount of the time in front of the mirror.  But, when you read about narcissistic personality disorder, you will realize that the narcissist is far deeper.  

If you read up on relationships with narcissists or narcissistic mothers, you will learn how destructive narcissists can be.  Take a quick look at narcissistic personality disorder on wikipedia.  Now, for today's writing prompt, write a short story featuring a -


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