Weekly Writing Challenge: Characters

Notes in a Moleskine notebook

Creative writing.  It’s something I’ve always loved to do but something that always gets forgotten whenever life gets busy.  I hope that this blog will encourage me to keep going even when I’m overwhelmed by other areas of life (I’m talking to you, dissertation).  So where better to start that The Daily Post‘s Weekly Writing Challenge.  Here’s the brief:

Tell us about a character in your life. It could be your best friend, your partner, your child, or even your third grade teacher. With as much detail as possible, make this person real for us. Tell us more than what they look like or how you met. Let us know what their laugh sounds like, or that oddball quirk that makes this person so unique.

And here is my very first attempt at the Weekly Writing Challenge:

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