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Questions for fiction characters

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I am currently writing a novel, after taking a hiatus for a month after habing completed a draft, I've made the tough decision of changing the perspective from Third Person Omniscient to First Person Multi-character.

Although this will mean that the whole story will be rewritten, it also means that because its going to be a multi character tale (each chapter now depicts a different character's viewpoint) which I feel would work - I would need to get into the 'skin' of each character more intimately.

So as an exercise, I feel it useful to have a list of questions to interview each character. It would be non-spontaneous if I myself provided the questions, so now I'm going to allow it for everyone else to provide me some sample questions. I don't want to reveal any details about my story or the characters themselves, but the genre is Horror. Best to add some neutral kind of questions.

So please, post any number of questions, either silly or serious - have fun!
It will be a major help for me throughout this rewrite and of course, for any other aspiring novelist who might want a similar sort of list.

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How would you describe yourself?
Do you have any embarrassing secrets?
Are you happy with yourself right now?
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Do you have a large family? Who are the main members?
Do you believe that you are handsome/beautiful?

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Are you a superstitious person?
What kind of music do you listen to?
What do you fantasize about?
Have you ever smoked?
Do you believe in love at first sight?
What's your favourite colour?
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Do you like donuts?
Did your parents die?

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What are you creeped out by?

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What....... or who, should I say, are you creeped out by?

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Are there certain morals you strongly abide to? Any morals you disagree with?
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All good questions so far! :)

Keep 'em comin!

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What's your favourite season?
What outfit(s) do you feel comfortable in?
What's your favourite genre in fiction?
Have you ever committed a crime?
What's your sexual orientation?

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Who is your hero?
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How do you react to homeless people? Do you ignore them, give them money, are you rude to them... ?
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If someone is a ***** to you, do you react to them in the same manner?
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