Monday, October 25, 2010

Fear of Pain

What kind of pain is your character most afraid of? Why does this type of pain have such an effect on your character, and what lengths would s/he go to in order to avoid it?

Monday, October 18, 2010


For five minutes, write about something your character wishes were different about him/herself. Does s/he want to be stronger, smarter, braver? How might this trait be helpful to your character?

Monday, October 11, 2010

Bringing Out the Best

For five minutes, write about someone who brings out the best in your character. What is it about this other person that has such an impact on your character?

Monday, October 4, 2010


Write down some of your character's flaws that annoy other people in the story. Then think about how those flaws affect your character's story, and if any of them might also be strengths.