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Character Sketch

Write a short scene (1 page) that tells us about a character. Tell us details about the person through action or dialogue. Include the following information about the character:

  1. Name
  2. Where they live
  3. What they do for work
  4. Gender
  5. Simple physical description
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Look at something on your desk. Describe it, in every little detail. Now, imagine that it had come to life. What kind of personality would it have? What stories would it have to tell? Write out a character sketch for this item.