Monday, March 29, 2010


For five minutes, write about a skill or ability that your character has. How did s/he learn this skill? Is it a rare or common one to have? Would/could your character pass it on to someone else?

Monday, March 22, 2010

Catch Phrases

We all have specific words or phrases we use in certain situations. What does your character say when s/he's excited? What does s/he say when something goes wrong? How does s/he verbally express surprise or disappointment?

Monday, March 15, 2010

Lost Object

For five minutes, write about an object your character lost and wishes s/he still had. What made this object so special? What has your character done to try to find or replace it?

Monday, March 8, 2010


Is your character creative? If so, write about how s/he channels that creativity. If not, write about something s/he does that might be considered art.

Monday, March 1, 2010


For five minutes, write about the responsibilities or chores your character dreads. What does s/he do to try to avoid them?