top of page

Writing exercise: Description of a Significant Object.

A close-up scene of a protagonist discovering an ancient locket in an old, dusty drawer. The locket is intricately designed with delicate engravings and a slightly tarnished golden surface. The background shows an old wooden dresser with other nostalgic items. The atmosphere is filled with a sense of mystery and emotional weight, hinting at the locket's significant history and importance. The protagonist's hand is gently holding the locket, conveying a mix of curiosity and reverence.


Introduction to the exercise and its purpose:

This exercise aims to develop the ability to describe an object in a detailed and engaging way, bringing out its meaning and emotional impact. The goal is to make the reader feel the importance of the object through the description.


The main character finds an ancient locket in an old drawer. This object has a special, but not immediately obvious, meaning.

Writing exercise:

Describe the locket from the protagonist's point of view, exploring both the physical details and its emotional significance. Use the description to suggest the history and importance of the locket.

Suggestions and exercise development:

Begin with a detailed physical description (material, shape, colors, any engravings).

Add sensory details (the feel of it, the sound if it is opened or moved).

Integrate the emotional and personal significance of the object (memories related to the locket, emotions aroused by its discovery).


Copyright WriTribe - All rights reserved

Choose A Name

Describe a Character

Writer's Reviews

Writing Exercise

bottom of page