Close your eyes. Capture the first image that comes to mind. Describe in one sentence. Then describe it in five. Do you now want to change your first sentence? Then revise the first.
Read the long one to the group first and then the second one. Read with emphasis.
Choose one of the following
- Two people boast and brag, the one worse then the other, make it escalate.
- Two overly honest people talk to one another. Make the exchange first frank and then increasingly insulting.
- One person is trying to charm and seduce the other while the other person is trying to talk about the weather.
Set the scene. Tell us where we are and who we meet. Then write the dialogue and be prepared to perform it. Try to write the text for comical effect, if you like.