Know your characters intimately. Prompt #255

renoir-dancing-150x150How to flesh out fictional characters . . . Give them depth . . . Get to know them intimately.

Let’s say your fictional character has just received devastating news such as a job loss, death of a family member or close friend.

How does he react?

What are her immediate thoughts?

What actions does he take next?

Imagine your fictional character had an epiphany about a betrayal, a loss, an old grievance. . . something new has been revealed. What does he or she do?

Take a few minutes to write about the purpose this character serves in the story.

Ready?  Just write!

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