Writing Prompts

What’s your sign?

zodiacAccording to Western astrology, date of birth can affect a person’s emotional makeup. Explore the signs of the zodiac and the key personality traits that belong to each. Now imagine a character who embodies one of these signs. Is he an independent and impulsive Aries? A loyal but jealous Scorpio? A sensitive Pisces with a heart of gold? How does her nature influence her response to various situations or affect her life choices? Write a character sketch for this individual.

Aries: March 21 – April 20
Taurus: April 21 – May 21
Gemini: May 22 – June 21
Cancer: June 22 – July 22
Leo: July 23 -August 21
Virgo: August 22 – September 23
Libra: September 24 – October 23
Scorpio: October 24 – November 22
Sagittarius: November 23 – December 22
Capricorn: December 23 – January 20
Aquarius: January 21 – February 19
Pisces: February 20- March 20


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  • Rejjia

    Yeah I did this like last year and found out that as a Virgo. My perfection gets in the way of my pleasure.

  • Rainbow-Skittles Angel

    February 19-March 20. You were off by a day.