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Exercise #553

Exercise #553: Interactive
Posted 1/10/14

You've seen the Prep posts from everyone. Time to choose!  

Remember, you can't pick your own! You may choose an entire character someone sent in, or build your own using characteristics from the list.

All of the characters are in the scene below.

A crowded restaurant starts seating the overflow in their bar area. A busy bartender tries to keep up with drink orders while a waiter and a waitress deal with the diners. Four regular barflies bicker over the football game, and a single lady nurses a martini on the barstool nearest the door.  Two tables have families of four each, one table has a threesome and one table has a couple.

A fight breaks out.

Choose which character is the one you’ve assembled, and write! Remember to tell us whose items you picked. Can’t decide? Try choosing random numbers between 1 and 21 for each item and see what you build!*

Critiquers, along with a technical review, you might comment on how well the resulting work fits the choices, and why you feel this way.

Please note the larger word limit.

Word limit: 1500
Please use the subject line:
             SUB: Exercise #553/yourname

* If you don't have an easy way to choose your numbers: Try putting slips of paper with the numbers 1 through 21 in a hat, or go to this site:


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