Character Driven Writing Prompt: Story-building writing prompts # 7

This week’s writing prompt harkens back to the very first post on The Writersaurus, ¬†Ask Your Characters: 7 Questions to a Character Driven Plot:


character driven writing prompt

All stories need conflict. Many veteran writers say that the best way to make a story compelling is to find whichever character is hurting the most, and write in their viewpoint. This exercise is especially helpful for writers who feel their plot lacks action, or aren’t very sure what should happen in the middle of their story. Turn each item on your list, or even combine items in unexpected ways to add interest.

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H. Duke writes fantasy, horror, and more. Her works include the weird west / urban fantasy serial mashup, Jeremiah Jones Cowboy Sorcerer and the Christmas horror collection, Things on the Shelf: Three Tales of Christmas Terror, as well as the forthcoming Pagewalker series. She wrote the first season of Jeremiah Jones Cowboy Sorcerer while living in Arizona with her husband, Giru, and a shiny black dog named Jupiter. To see what she's up to now, visit her website.

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