Character Prompts 12+

21x20 Media, Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings
    • $1.99



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Writing.Com presents "Character Prompts", an exciting twist on traditional writing prompts... Put billions of unique character profiles in the palm of your hand!

But first:
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Character Prompts gives you 19 different profile characteristics filled with randomly generated information. We take the process of character development to the next level by adding thousands of character twists and over 150 thought provoking questions for your character.

Shake your device, swipe across the screen or tap a tab to change prompts. Add prompts to the notepad and add your own notes... add them to your favorites and revisit them at any time.


** Five character prompt generators: Basic, Physical, Info, Twists and Questions. Store your favorite prompts into the "Fav's" tab by tapping the favorite star on any prompt.

** Includes over 20,000 basic elements, over 3,000 info tidbits, over 2,000 character twists, over 800 physical characteristics -- all of which can generate billions and billions of unique character profiles.

** Includes over 150 questions about your character to help develop your characters further.

** Store an unlimited number of prompts in your "Favorite Prompts". Quickly swipe back and forth to page through them.

** Prompt generators support both portrait and landscape orientations.

** Multitasking support! Switch to another app and back, Writing Prompts resumes quickly right to where you left off.

** Music Friendly! Start your favorite music in iTunes and listen while inside the app.

** Change prompts too quickly? Tap <<< to go back to the previously shown prompt. Keep 10 to 50 previous prompts available -- adjustable in "Settings"

Our Character Prompts app is sure to help fight writer's block and get your creativity flowing!

Write on!

What’s New

Version 1.7.0

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

* Bug fixes...

* Stability improvements...

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Sir Willem O'rion ,

Astounding app.

I love this app. When you cannot think of something new, presto chang-o, this app gives quick ideas!

Now all it needs is to do a full blown personality list for me and my brain could rest, then again, that may take all the fun out of writing...

Pendemonium ,

It's okay

I already have writing prompts and art prompts, so I gave this a try. My feelings are mixed at best.

I see on an earlier update that you fixed it so first names for women would show up in the basic mode. From my experience with the app you may have fixed it too well, since I usually get 15-20 female names before I get one male name, and then it's back to a long string of female names.

Why not allow us to set the preference for male or female, and then pull random names or other attributes from that set?

The other problem I had so far was with jobs/salary amount. They aren't connected at all, so it's not uncommon to end up with a menial job where the person earns a six figure salary. If they aren't going to be even somewhat close, I don't see the point of having the salary at all.

So far I find it to be an okay character generator, a good starting point maybe, but by no means is it a perfect solution.

Arrvada ,


Love this app! Makes you really look into the character you are creating

App Privacy

The developer, 21x20 Media, Inc., has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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