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Relationship Prompts

Relationship Prompts

One of the things that can really fuel your story is the relationship between characters. This may be the protagonist and antagonist, but it can also be a relationship between one of your main characters and a minor character, or an subplot between two minor characters.

If you get stuck in the middle of your story, a relationship prompt may give you something to get the story moving again.

Pick two of the characters below and see how many of the questions you can answer with them. (Feel free to substitute one of you own characters if you are already in the middle of a story and trying to get unstuck.)

Logan Sledge
is a cashier who lives for the thrill of moment.. He is generally warm and versatile, but sometimes impatient
Blair Stump
is a data entry clerk who loves to make people laugh at any cost.. She is generally determined and honest, but sometimes passive
Miami Sturgeon
is a college professor who wants to repay a debt that can't be repaid.. He is generally intelligent and dedicated, but sometimes hard
Honor Rivers
is a loan clerk who has forgotten what s/he wants.. She is generally idealistic and independent, but sometimes selfish
  • How did these two meet for the first time?
  • What is it that attracts these two to each other?
  • What is it that they hate about each other?
  • How can they help each other?
  • How do they hold each other back?


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