Let’s say your fictional character has just received devastating news such as a job loss, death of a family member or close friend.
How does he react?
What are her immediate thoughts?
What actions does he take next?
Imagine your fictional character had an epiphany about a betrayal, a loss, an old grievance. . . something new has been revealed. What does he or she do?
Take a few minutes to write about the purpose this character serves in the story.
Ready? Just write!