Monday, December 19, 2011

Dangerous Temperatures

Has your character ever been dangerously hot or cold? How did s/he get into that situation? How did s/he recover?

Monday, December 12, 2011

Making Your Own Luck

Does your character believe in making his/her own luck? Or does s/he wait for things to come along?

Monday, November 28, 2011


What (or who) does your character absolutely hate? Why does this specific person or thing push your character's buttons?

Monday, November 14, 2011


What's your character's favorite season? What is it about the weather and/or time of year that appeals to him/her?

Monday, October 31, 2011


For five minutes, write about a time when your character wore a costume. Was s/he dressed up for a special occasion or was the costume meant to be a disguise? Why did your character choose this specific look?

Monday, October 17, 2011


For five minutes, write about how your character would like to be remembered. What kind of legacy does s/he hope to leave behind?

Monday, October 3, 2011


For five minutes, write about a festive event your character attended. How did your character celebrate? Did s/he fit in?

Monday, September 19, 2011


For five minutes, write about a time when your character was filled with despair. How was s/he able to come out of it?

Monday, September 12, 2011


For five minutes, write about a time when your character was sore from head to toe. How did s/he recover from this exertion?

Monday, August 22, 2011


How does your character experience time? Is s/he always in a hurry or does time often drag for him/her?

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

High Pressure

How does your character deal with high pressure situations? Does s/he stay cool or cave under the stress?

Monday, August 8, 2011


For five minutes, write about the last time your character felt truly afraid. What, specifically, was s/he afraid of?

Monday, August 1, 2011


What makes your character feel melancholy? How often does s/he feel that way?

Monday, July 18, 2011


What kinds of beliefs--religious or otherwise--drive your character? Why are these beliefs so important to him/her?

Monday, July 11, 2011


For five minutes, write about someone who's a mentor to your character. What has your character learned from this person?

Monday, July 4, 2011


What is the most meaningful holiday for your character? Why is this one so special to him/her?

Monday, June 27, 2011


What does your character do when s/he is lacking motivation? How does s/he get pumped up?

Monday, June 20, 2011


For five minutes, write about something your character would never admit to anyone, not even to him/herself. Why is this topic off-limits?

Monday, June 13, 2011

Taken Away

For five minutes, write about what would happen if the thing your character loves the most was taken away. What would s/he do to try to get it back?

Monday, June 6, 2011


How does your character deal with being hot? What does s/he do to cool off?

Monday, May 23, 2011

Cooped Up

If your character was cooped up somewhere because of bad weather, how would s/he pass the time? What would make confinement more bearable?

Monday, May 16, 2011

Keeping Secrets

For five minutes, write about a time when your character had to keep a big secret. Why did s/he have to stay quiet? Did s/he slip up and reveal the truth?

Monday, May 9, 2011


When was the last time your character laughed uncontrollably? What was it about that moment that amused your character so much?

Monday, May 2, 2011


For five minutes, write about a time when your character was very ill. What did it take for your character to recover? Who took care of him/her?

Monday, April 25, 2011


For five minutes, write about a decision your character is dreading having to make. What will happen if your character doesn't choose?

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


For five minutes, write about one of the most important decisions your character has ever had to make.

Monday, April 4, 2011


How does your character deal with frustration? Does s/he keep trying or does s/he give up when things get too hard?

Monday, March 28, 2011


Does your character ever get nostalgic? What makes him/her long for the "good old days"?

Monday, March 21, 2011

Time Management

How does your character do with time management? Is s/he the kind of person who stays on top of things, or who often gets buried?

Monday, March 14, 2011


How does your character act when s/he is tired? How is your character affected by lack of sleep?

Monday, March 7, 2011


What kind of luck does your character have? Is s/he always in the right place at the right time? Or in the wrong one?

Monday, February 28, 2011

Friendly Influence

Who is your character's favorite person to spend time with? What traits (good or bad) does this person bring out in your character?

Monday, February 21, 2011


What's the best (or worst) joke your character has ever told? Is s/he the joking type?

Monday, February 14, 2011

Three Little Words

How often does your character tell people s/he loves them? Has your character ever said those three little words?

Monday, February 7, 2011


How could your character simplify his/her life? How might your character's life improve because of this change?

Monday, January 31, 2011

Bad Habits

What's a bad habit your character has that s/he would like to get rid of? How long has your character had this habit and how likely is s/he to overcome it?

Monday, January 24, 2011

Pleasantly Surprised

For five minutes, write about a time when your character was pleasantly surprised. What was so special about the surprise, and what effect did it have on your character?

Monday, January 17, 2011

Grossed Out

For five minutes, write about a time when your character had to do something vile or disgusting. How did s/he handle it?

Monday, January 10, 2011


For five minutes, write about a time when your character was anxiously waiting for something (news, an event, etc.) How did s/he pass the time?

Monday, January 3, 2011


For five minutes, write about where your character draws hope and strength from when things are at their darkest. What keeps him/her going?