Exercise adapted from The Script Lab
Objective: Learn a character’s insights, thoughts, and feelings.
Exercise: Write a short monologue (max 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.