A good way to round out and "get to know" your characters is to put them through various situations and figure out how they would deal with them. In this exercise, choose a character, and write a scene where they deal with feelings of regret. The rest of the details (such as whether or not they are able to resolve these regrets) are up to you, but if you're not so good at the 'no format' thing, here's some ideas of ways you can present regret in the scene where your character can deal with it. An opportunity has just been missed. Something reminds them of a past regret They see something they wish they had, but can no longer get Get introspective, show their thoughts Show how their feeling of regret affects their actions Go!