Character Exercises

1. THE MONOLOGUE

Objective: Learn a character’s insights, thoughts, and feelings.

Exercise: Write a monologue (1 page) that accurately portrays your character. What is he/she feeling at that moment? What is his/her hopes? His/her fears? What does he/she love? Hate? 

Remember: The character is speaking to him/herself. 

Hints: Use the character’s speech patterns and vocabulary – their voice.