Personal Ad

The assignment: Write a personal ad for your character, like one you would find on a dating site… We’re not looking for the ad to be part of a piece – we want it to be THE piece.  And we’d like you to do it in 300 words or less.

I am not just any other girl, and I deserve not just any other guy.

I am attractive: my last boyfriend said I had the BEST pheromones.  Come on over and smell me!

I have a great sense of humor.  For example, I own this t-shirt from Starbucks.  Funny, right!?

I am trendy, but I appreciate the classics.  I know all the words to the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme song.  It’s a rap!

I love to go out, but I am also a great cook.  I throw great dinner parties.  Have you tried Paula Deen’s Krispy Kreme burgers?

Love me, love my ferret.

My number one qualification for a potential mate is sophistication.  Also, you should be tall.

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About Grape

I've got the world's best kids and husband. Great house, steady job. I'm living the American dream. The trick is to appreciate it. I'm working on that part.
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6 Responses to Personal Ad

  1. Katie says:

    “Love me, love my ferret.” Brilliant! I loved the distinctiveness of your character’s voice. A unique and compelling individual indeed. I’d be friends with her.

  2. Amanda says:

    she’s so on it.. animated.. knows who she is. love it!

  3. christina says:

    Love me, love my ferret.
    ^ cracked me up. just wasn’t expecting it and it really made the ad! ;D

  4. MamaTrack says:

    I agree–love me, love my ferret was AWESOME. Great job!

  5. I love how she says that about her ferret, and then says she needs sophistication. Funny!

  6. Anastasia says:

    I have no tried Paula Deen’s krispy kreme hamburgers. But now I am going to. I am also all about the sophistication.

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