Category: FL Course Drafts

W2T3. 500 words short

Turn on the radio and take note of the first thing that is mentioned. Use it as the basis for a story of no more than 500 words. Imagine a character, someone who is central to what the story is about. Try to use clear, vivid language so that your reader can see the character. […]

2. 200 word Character Sketch [draft 3]

There was almost nothing about the way Steve looked that couldn’t have been mass produced in a factory. He was smartly dressed in a way that betrayed no personal affection, his short dark curls of his hair greased down and formed into a shape which allowed for minimal upkeep that camouflaged him at his workplace. […]

2. 200 word character Sketch [Draft 2]

Gripping the desk in front of him, he began to feel the floor drop away and the world follow with it. He’d read the warning label and understood that this was a possibility, though never believed the would fall afoul of the side effects – they were always something that either happened to other people […]

2. A 200 word character sketch [Draft 1]

  Stepping onto the bus, he’d remembered how his colleagues had always given him stick over his clothing, through sharp smiles they’d tell him “you look like one of those space men from the black and white photographs we saw!”, “It’s called a bomber jacket”, he’d defend, but they continued to tell him that he’d stand out, that […]