Character Exercise #2: Isaak and Dominik

13 11 2009

Exercise:
Write a scene that shows a relationship between two characters.

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Exercise #1 – Isaak.

12 11 2009

Nabbed from: http://menwithpens.ca/how-to-create-a-character

Write out a full conversation between yourself and this character. Pretend you’re stuck in an elevator together and have nothing else to talk about but one another.

See what kind of humor develops, how quickly this person trusts you with new information, the way her mind works in a time of minor stress, what she’s worried about, who she’s concerned about knowing.

Don’t assume that all people react the same way, and don’t assume your character spills everything about herself at the drop of a hat. The point isn’t to get the entire character history on paper; the point is to see what other people see when they meet this person on the page.

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