If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Where would you most like to live?
What is your most treasured possession?
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
What is your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is it that you most dislike?
What is your greatest regret?
If you could go back in time and change one thing, what would it be? What else would that decision change? What is the butterfly effect of the decision?
[idk just answer these in first-person] 1. If you could only give one piece of information or one brief anecdote to summarize your muse, what would it be? 2. Who would be interviewed for a documentary about your muse? If you want to go in-depth: what kind of picture of your muse would they paint? 3. What is something your muse won’t admit to themself, or hasn’t yet realized about themself? 4. If your muse could change one thing about themself, what would it be? 5. What kind of first impression does your muse give off to people just meeting them? How does this change as people get to know them better? 6. If your muse could erase a single event from their memory, would they take the opportunity? What would they erase? 7. If your muse could erase a single thing they’d said or done from everyone else’s memory, would they take the opportunity? What would they erase? 8. What’s a secret they’ve only ever shared with one person? Who was that one person? 9. What sort of burial / memorial arrangements would your muse want for themselves once they pass on? Have they spent much time thinking about it? 10. What’s something that brings back bad memories for them? A scent, a phrase, a place- anything. 11. Is there anything they’re ashamed to admit they don’t understand? What? 12. If they could see the way you write them, would they agree with your portrayal? (Note: this is NOT a question about “how well” you write your muse. It’s about how they see themselves, and how that might differ from how you see them.) 13. What’s the worst thing they’ve ever forgiven someone for doing, or turned a blind eye towards? 14. What’s their most irrational fear? 15. Do they have a favorite joke, or a favorite kind of joke? If so, what? 16. What is your muse’s most strongly held belief or opinion? Does it shape their behavior? How? 17. What is your muse’s least favorite part of their job or their everyday life? 18. What is your muse’s favorite part of their job or their everyday life? 19. What’s something your muse only does when they’re alone?