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Writing Prompt: Space for Activities

Building up a character’s personality or backstory is tough to do. For me, I have so many ideas bouncing around in my head that when I finally sit down in front of a computer, I can’t pick just one.

Therefore, I’ve decided to put a photoset together containing photos of different hobbies, skills, and/or activities. Maybe your antagonist’s grandmother cursed the blankets she knit fifty years ago and that’s why the protagonist and her mother are suffering from a mysterious illness. Sounds outlandish, but hey, it’s an idea!

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What do you think about these hobbies above? Did they help you settle on a backstory or personality?

Let us know in the comments below!

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Rose E.F.

Intern at Swoon. Hopeful cultural anthropology and history major. Part-time writer and professional bowler. Full-time Nasty Woman.

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