Random Facts Story Meme
If you're looking for a serious meme, you're in the wrong place! This is meant for original fiction, although it might work for fanfiction as well. It can be done with as many or as few spoilers as you wish, so feel free to skip over a question if you don't want to spoil things for potential readers. So pick a story and get started!
So, what's your story called?
Did you have any early/working titles?
Why did you choose the final title?
Was it easy or hard to choose a title?
Who's the protagonist?
Why are they the protagonist, and not someone else?
Are they a hero or everyperson?
What's their job?
Do they have a sidekick? Best Friend?
Do they have a love interest? Rivals fighting for their affection? A harem that hangs on their every word?
Is there a secondary protagonist? Who?
The main antagonist?
What do they have against the protagonist?
Are they a loner, or do they have a second-in-command?
Villain with good or bad publicity?
Sure, but who REALLY runs the plot?
Who's the most important character not on this list? Why are they important?
Who's the least important character that you pay attention to?
What's the most prominent canon ship?
Any other ships?
Any noncanon crack!pairings you would read/consider writing?
Who is your favorite character to write?
Who is your least favorite character to write?
Which character is the most cooperative?
Which character is the least friendly?
Which character would you most want to meet in a bar?
Which character would you least want to meet in a dark alleyway?
How many characters are there total?
How many are allied with the heroes?
How many are allied with the villains?
How many hate both of them?
How many refuse to pick a side?
How large is the core cast (in 80-90% of the scenes)?
Be honesthow many characters are actually important?
When does the story take place?
Where does it take place?
Would you want to live there?
Does your story end in the same place it starts?
What/whose POV is the story told from?
If not omniscient, whose thoughts would have the most spoilers?
What genre is your story?
Where in a library would you file it?
What format are you writing it in?
What format do you wish you could write it in?
Would you be for or against a movie?
Indie flick or multi-million blockbuster?
Write a nice, long description about the story:
That sounds interesting, but can you cut it to under 200 words for the back cover?
Quick! Write a 200-character-or-less (with spaces) teaser (think ff.net)!
Now give us a catchy tagline for promotional material!
Is there magic?
Witches or Wizards?
Ridiculously long names?
An old, wise mentor?
Stuff blowing up?
A happy ending?
How much of the story have you finished?
How much of the storyline have you decided on?
About how long is it?
How long is it in-story from beginning to end (flashbacks don't count)?
Do you ever think it will be finished?
Anything else you'd like to add?