Since I post here on Thursdays, I decided to use my November (aka NaNovember) posts to give all you NaNo writers some fun plot points, characters, and other to incorporate into your works-in-progress if you get stuck or fall into a writing slump. For Week One, find the plot idea associated with your horoscope sign* and go to town!
Aries: A tall, dark, and handsome stranger arrives in town. When he removes his hat and coat, your main character realizes he's a [fill in the blank].
Taurus: Your main character cannot live without [fill in the blank]... until they have to.
Gemini: Your main character gets into a friendly, yet competitive, game of [fill in the blank] with your antagonist.
Cancer: No one understands your main character better than [fill in the blank], so when that person goes missing, your main character has to take action.
Leo: A fair/carnival/circus comes to town. Your main character goes, accompanied by [fill in the blank].
Virgo: Your antagonist always wanted to [fill in the blank], but couldn't make it happen. This explains a lot about their motivations.
Libra: Your main character looks up [fill in the blank] in the dictionary, and it guides their actions through the next several scenes.
Scorpio: Your main character finds an abandoned animal at the side of the road. So your main character [fill in the blank].
Sagittarius: One of your characters slips and falls. Your main character reacts by [fill in the blank].
Capricorn: Your antagonist has a soft spot. It's [fill in the blank].
Aquarius: Someone deeply insults your main character, saying [fill in the blank].
Pisces: Your main character falls ill. Their symptoms include [fill in the blank].
*Note: I have no training or expertise with astrology. This is purely for fun!