So here is the prompt from a magazine to which I subscribe - Writing prompt No. 9
A weekly writing exercise to get you started
By Heather Wright
Published: August 26, 2011
What is your character’s greatest fear? If your character doesn’t have one, create one and make sure that he has to face that fear at a critical time in your story. Think Indiana Jones and the snakes.
Heather Wright's work has been published in local and national publications and on the Web. Her column “Write Angles,” published in What If? Canada’s Creative Magazine for Teens, became the basis of her book, Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens.
Guess I have an assignment.