For this writing assignment I had to write a letter to a friend. I decided to take on the role of my host character. I wrote as if I was Eve Winters and she was writing to her pen-pal Bridget Lloyd.
I decided to write the letter in red because Bridget was locked in an insane asylum for years and her favorite color is red, so I wanted her to see some color when she reads the letter instead of the dull black, white, and gray she has been surrounded by. In case you can’t read my handwriting, because it is awful, the letter reads:
October 22, 2015
Long time, no see. I’m hoping to be able to visit London soon. Let me know what time works best for you. Have you seen your friend, Johanna, lately? I’m sure she misses you. Maybe she can visit you when I do so I can finally meet her. You have told me so much about her. She sounds absolutely marvelous. On another note, my brother is getting worse. He can’t seem to stop killing and skinning people. He is hiding out in my basement for the night because the police are searching his house. I have decided to kick him out in the morning because I don’t want to be associated with his crimes. He showed me his latest mask from a group of teenage girls that he killed a couple of days ago. It was hideous. I wanted to barf because it smelled so bad. He even tried to make a wig out of the blonde girl’s hair. Needless to say he failed and the hair is falling out. I will be cleaning up hair for weeks. I can’t believe I let him stay here. He’s only my half-brother. I should have let him rot like his disgusting masks. He is definitely going to be kicked out in the morning. Anyway, that’s what I’m up to lately. How have you been? What have you been doing lately? Don’t forget to get back to me on when I should come visit you.
This assignment was really fun because I got to pretend to be my host character writing to my friend’s host character. It was difficult to think of what to write, so I focused on Eve wanting to visit Bridget and talking about the trouble that her brother has gotten into, since she is directly involved. Overall, this assignment was difficult but allowed me to be creative in my writing.