11 January 2013

An Exercise in Character-Round 2

See the last post for the start of the exercise.

You've established how your character would respond to the Facebook post:

If no one reads my wall, this should be a short experiment. Lol. If you read this, leave one word on how we met. Only one word! Then copy this to your wall so I can leave a word for you. Please don't add your word and not bother to copy... You'll spoil the fun!

For the sake of further character development, let's say that your character decides to re-post this as is. And if they refuse, someone does it for them.

So now there are a few groups of people who would respond. Let's start with your main character's closest friends. What word would they use? How did they first meet? This not only tells you about your main character, but gives insights to the lesser ones as well.

Agent Bunnynose's closest friends:

Amphibian Queen (partner at Super Secret Agency)-Frogs

Milkshakes (fellow Agent)-Bribery

Sugar Lips (fellow Agent)-Secret Room ...yes, she would leave more than one word.

They are cryptic, but in my mind there is a hilarious story behind each one.

So have at it. Pick one or a dozen of your main characters closest friends, and see what they say.

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