When writing a novel, knowing your character's core values is a powerful way to sharpen character development, flesh out compelling motivations, and create internal tension. Do this quick activity for each main character in your novel to find out what their core values are!
Q: What's your advice for aspiring writers? A: Lie. Put down on paper the most interesting lies you can imagine . and then make them plausible. - Chris Bohjalian, author of "Midwives". (Ask the author on GoodReads).