Bookmarks come in all sorts of shapes and sizes – often they are scraps of paper and not proper bookmarks at all – try and think about the world of reading from the bookmarks perspective. What where they once? And what are they now? Which book are they squashed in? Are they an endangered species with ebooks? What of the e-readers that end up being used as bookmarks by the technologically uninformed?

Build up a picture of their life and then try writing a piece using their voice and memories, hopes and fears and dreams.