Write a story in which one character persuades another character to their point of view. Maybe it’s a YA tale of peer pressure, or it’s an election yarn of choosing candidates, or perhaps some doomed soul begs for their life at gunpoint. Let emotion guide the actions of the story and consider choosing to write the story from the first-person perspective of either the person doing the persuading (the doomed soul) or the person who’s on the receiving end of the persuasion (the man with the gun). Give this exercise fifteen minutes of your time.
Write it up and see what happens.