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Road Trip Wednesday #40: Your Character's Skivvies

Welcome to our 40th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link in the comments!

This week's topic comes from a prompt at SCBWI:
What does your character hide in their underwear drawer - or other secret location?

Kate: "It's so obvious. . . now that I've asked a seemingly completely unrelated question."

Amanda: "In the garbage disposal, since all top secret documents should be destroyed . . ."

Kaitlin: "Some of my characters are just not that into hiding things. . ."

Kirsten: ". . .almost the same color as a glass of tea held up to the light."

Kristin Jr: "So, I figure that title should win me a few more teen boy followers. Am I right? Amiright??"

Road Trip song of the week: Underwear by Pulp

*Next week's topic: If you could rewrite one book's ending, which would you rewrite and why or how?*
Kristin Halbrook

Kristin Halbrook is the author of the critically-acclaimed young adult novels Nobody But Us (HarperTeen, 2013) and Every Last Promise (HarperTeen, 2015). She likes many things.

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  1. Here's mine!

  2. Here's mine!

  3. I played. Okay, more accurately, I wrote a blog post around the prompt on the second and didn't post it until I saw that it was today's RTW topic. It's like I was psychic!

  4. Here's mine:

    I will read everyone's when I'm back on less crap internet. I bet they'll all be awesome.

  5. I love these!

  6. I played :)

  7. The Metaphorical Underwear Drawer... because my characters can't even give me this and have to go and be all "I don't have an underwear drawer!"

  8. Yay, awesome topic! I played:

  9. Here's mine:
    It was difficult to write to be honest...

  10. Had fun with this one! Now for a break and then I'll rev up the engine and visit the other sites

  11. Here's mine! I can't believe how much I learned about my characters just through that simple prompt. I must do that more often.

  12. Fun fun fun! I'm not kidding when I say this was life-changing, either--at least as far as my writing life goes. Here's mine!

  13. I couldn't pass this one up. Not with the title!

  14. Loved this prompt! I'm way late to the RTW party this week, but here's my answer:

  15. Just started RTW's! Here's mine: :)

  16. Here's mine. It's only got three characters listed though. ^^'

  17. Hah! This was too fun. Check mine out.


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Item Reviewed: Road Trip Wednesday #40: Your Character's Skivvies Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kristin Halbrook