Let’s try to create a character or two:
Write a name in the XXX, a fictional person, an adult
________________________________(hereafter referred to as XXX)
The different ways to create characters:
- position/ job
- in wallet/purse….
- brief physical description
Jump in. Start to write about the character and discover her or him as you write.
XXX opened the front door and____________
And so forth for a page of different ways to create and get to know characters. I was demanding, moving fast, not allowing people to think too much.
The results were amazing. People created interesting characters right on the spot. Then I had them talk to the person next to them, get to know each other’s character and then come up with a little story involving the two characters.
Again, the results were amazing.