Day 04:Your first stories/characters.
Errrr...like, very first? Back in childhood? I'm not sure I can remember back that far...
I do recall that I liked to write about a lot of fairy-tale/fantasy type stuff.
There was a story called "The Crystal Heart" I wrote when I was about eleven, maybe? I don't recall the character's names but the girl was sent to England to stay with her uncle and ended up in a magical kingdom. And somehow helped save the day, obviously. For some reason my parents made a bunch of copies and mailed it to all my relatives.
Then there was a story I was developing when I was between 12-14 about a girl named Katrina who was raised as a tavern wench but dreamed of adventure, and was eventually whisked to a kingdom where her best friends were a mermaid named Shimmer, a dragon, and a Prince named Wesley. And she didn't know it, but she was actually a fairy princess.
Wow, okay so that's really embarrassing to write down, but in my head it was this whole Disney-style story and I'd often draw pictures of scenes and characters. I also ended up loosely basing Wesley on my first irl crush, so. :P
I wish I could say that I wrote more sophisticated things, but alas. Though I did write a short story in my science class when asked to speculate about what we thought was on the other side of black holes...