Write Over the Hump: Background Twists Posted on December 25, 2013 by Susan Tuttle What our characters do can’t surprise us if we really know who they are. That starts with knowing their background. Here’s a twist on the usual school-family-work snapshot. Write Over the Hump How well do you know your character? Write about the funniest thing that ever happened to him/her, starting with: “I/He/She had to do it…“ You have 10 minutes. Go! Share the laughs!