Describe two characters having a wordless conversation, communicating only through gestures.
Try to see how long you can keep the conversation going without any words spoken, but end it with one of them saying a single word, and the other one repeating the same word.10.
What personality traits would they share and which ones would have changed because of their unique experiences?
Creative thinking doesn’t always come naturally to us adults.
Maybe have them be aware their response is unusual, and try to cloak it from others, or have them be completely unaware and display it without any self-consciousness.38.
Have one of your main characters come up with an idea for a comic book, and tell a close friend about the idea.
Do they write a plea for help on the inside of the stall door?
Do they brag about the size of what they’ve just dumped off? Give your character an extremely unusual response to a national tragedy like a terrorist attack or natural disaster.
But, as children, we could be given a cardboard box full of junk or just a corner to play in and would create something.
We could turn that cardboard box into a lorry, a boat, or even a space station.