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DIALOGUE


"My name is Jack Sprat, though in this age when fame is the altar at which most people worship, I am not sure why you should care who I am or that I exist."

  • Who said this and to whom?


  • Where was this line spoken?


  • What time was it?


  • What set the speaker into motion?


  • What might a listener's response be?


  • If no one else is around, what might the speaker say next?


  • As you answer these questions, start freewriting a scene. Try to let the dialogue carry the story as it pushes the plot foward.

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