Character Writing Prompts List
After putting up over 70 character writing prompts pages on the site, I've decided to place them all on one convenient page. You'll find subjects including archetypes like heroes, career choices like lawyers and personality types like optimists. Enjoy!
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Heroes, villains, sidekicks, athletes, teachers, parents and guardians,family, superheroes, vampires, ghosts, ghouls and spirits, exes,unrequited love, pirates, pets, servers, baristas and bartenders, children,neighbors, spies and secret agents, nerds, geeks and dweebs, bosses,zombies, werewolves, animals, aliens, ninjas and samurai, royalty,landlords, big shots, robots, teenagers, monsters, demons and strange creatures, senior citizens, reporters, correspondents and hosts,emergency workers, the washed up, optimists, coaches and athletic trainers, pessimists, the seedy underbelly, the fabulously wealthy, chefs and cooks, the poor and destitute, screw ups, actors, musicians and artists, clerks, cashiers and receptionists, comedians, college students,professional wrestlers, writers, criminals, the overweight, sports fans,the work obsessed, the partiers, the talkers, the fearful, laborers, stupid people, technical crew, camp counselors and instructors, goons and thugs, the mean spirited, sages, knights and warriors, perpetual students,jews, vegans, animal lovers, outdoorsy people, brides and grooms,holiday figures, rivals, intellectuals, antiheroes, the twisted, models and dancers, homeless people, child care, babies, dentists, scientists and researchers, pilots, attendants and crew, drug dealers and activists.
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Written by Bryan Cohen
Bryan Cohen is the author of more than 30 books, many of which focus on creative writing and blasting through that pesky writer's block. His books have sold more than 20,000 copies. You can find him on Google+ and Facebook.
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