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Some of the best material can be found deep within our past. Think about the things that you always loved doing, the places you used to frequent, the people you once called friends but with whom you have since lost touch. Flip through childhood photos or dig into old home videos to see your past self in action. Does anything catch you by surprise? Is there anything that you had completely forgotten? Any personalities that you can incorporate into a character? Take a jog down memory lane for the chance to become inspired by people and places that have been living inside you all along.


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