Be Your Character

I love a good book that makes me feel like the main character is my friend. Jerusha Abbot in Daddy Long Legs, is a character that I will always love because she is so real to me.
How do we make our characters come alive? Here is an exercise that helps me.
1. Sit in a chair and pretend you are your character. Think, move, talk, feel, and act like your character.
2. Have some friends or family ask you questions, and you respond as if you are your character. They can ask you anything. Here are a few ideas.
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