Join me over at Seriously Write today as I continue my series of how to get to know your main character better through four questions. Today we're on Question 3.
If you missed the previous two posts in this series, you can click here for Question 1 (What is your greatest fear?) and here for Question 2 (What is your biggest acomplishment?). But for now, I’ll just jump right in to the next question.
Question 3: What is your biggest regret?
The answer to this question truly reveals a goldmine of information about someone, on at least two layers that I’ll explore further here.
If a character’s regret centers around themselves, how they were unable to get a big promotion or marry the right person, that’s revealing in and of itself. If it centers on how someone else was mistreated or abused or harmed in some way, that gives information. Even more so, if the character’s regret centers on something they said or did in the past that harmed someone else.
Click here to continue reading and then come back and talk about your biggest regret and what you think that says about YOU.