Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Holiday fun...for writing...

So I'm a little brain-dead tonight (I pre-post typically for my Wednesday blogs because of my hectic schedule) I've spent a full day out of town in a tiny little courthouse running title and standing on my feet (well, my 4 inch wedges) all day then picked up Little Miss and ran home just in time for Hubby to meet me and we turn around and go to Wal-Mart, where we grocery shopped (at dinner time! Not smart) and bought a million dollars worth of stuff and spent about the same. Ugh. But we're good for another month. Whew.
I digress. Anyway, I'm tired, so I'm going to have fun and throw a quiz at ya. This is a holiday quiz - The Wrapping Paper Test.
Take it HERE.

My results:
You Are Considerate and Mature

You approach the holidays with responsibility and cooperation. You'll do your part to make sure that everyone else has a happy holiday. You aren't particularly picky or high maintenance during the holidays. You're happy to be in the company of people you love, and you're willing to "go with the flow." Of all the types, you are the most likely to give someone exactly what they want. You're also the most likely to wrap all your presents well - to prevent peeking!
What'd you get?
I wanted to link to this our writing by asking if you ever go into full detail with your characters. Most of us don't have the time to spend researching our character's personalities to the extent of taking online quizzes for them over every area of their lives, but sometimes I wonder if when we get stuck, have writer's block, or feel as if our character isn't speaking to us, if it might help!
So keep this handy trick in mind. Which wrapping paper would your character have chosen? Your hero, your heroine...and why? Maybe these little details can reveal new aspects of their lives and back stories you didn't know before.
Hey, it's fun to try it =)


  1. I am whimsical and imaginative :) "You approach the holidays with creativity and imagination.
    For you, it's yet another opportunity to express your glorious view of the world.

    Whether you're decorating your house or baking cookies, you like everything to have your personal touch.
    You do your best to make the holidays a unique and special time for everyone around you.

    Of all the types, you are the most likely to give delightfully surprising and interesting gifts.
    You're also the most likely to wrap your gifts in an quirky, beautiful way."

    I liked your idea of taking quizzes for characters! I'll remember that next time I get stuck.

  2. How do you know when you've edited enough?