Knowing our characters’ favorites helps us get inside their heads. Knowing our own helps us figure out who we are. Either way, this is a fun exercise.
Write Over the Hump
List: your favorite food, color, song, movie or TV program, book, article of clothing. (Remember, you can do this for one of your characters if you want.) Now write for 10 minutes using all those things in what you write. Start with: “One day I/he/she…”
Where did your favorites take you?