Passion

“Passion has little to do with euphoria and everything to do with patience. It is not about feeling good. It is about endurance. Like patience, passion comes from the same Latin root: pati. It does not mean to flow with exuberance. It means to suffer.”― Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves Character development challenge: What is your …

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Diary

“your handwriting. the way you walk. which china pattern you choose. it's all giving you away. everything you do shows your hand. everything is a self portrait. everything is a diary.”― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary Today's writing prompt has two choices: Choice One: Write a diary entry for your OC. What is a normal day for them? Write …

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An Awkward Conversation

Scott Pilgrim: Did you know that the original name for Pac-Man was Puck-Man? You'd think it was because he looks like a hockey puck but it actually comes from the Japanese phrase 'Paku-Paku,' which means to flap one's mouth open and closed. They changed it because they thought Puck-Man would be too easy to vandalize, you …

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What is Evil?

“What if evil doesn't really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is nothing to struggle against except out own limitations? The constant battle between our will, our desires, and our choices?”― Libba Bray, Rebel Angels Let's talk about evil. What makes a character "evil?" What motivates your antagonist? Think about your …

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How Far will your OC go?

“White pill, blue pill, yellow pill, purple pill; its like swallowing a rainbow every bedtime.”― Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, Persistence of Memory Create a scenario where one of your OC's is forced to take a pill. There are four pills, a white one, a blue one, a yellow one, and a purple one. Decide what each pill will do …

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