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  1. Tanja
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    Woodturning/carving, making stained glass windows, glass blower, restoring old books, model trains, building with Lego blocks but huge structures like Washington Monument or Statue of Liberty, gardening.
    Rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding/sailing, waterskiing, wild water rafting.

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  2. Felinewyvern
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    I can’t think of any hobbies that characters have outside the ones you’ve already mentioned but I do like the idea of unusual hobbies for characters like stamp collecting for an all action bad boy or jewellery making for a really macho one.

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  3. Trix
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    I read an article this week about a goalie whose parents moved to Sweden from Lithuania to pursue careers in orienteering, and it sounds like a sport that would lend itself to story plots (and be totally terrifying to someone like me, who enjoys familiarity during relaxation times)!

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  4. Lisa
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    Bowling, canoeing, camping, fishing, wine tasting, horseback riding, photography, skateboarding.

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  5. H.B.
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    I go through a lot of phases of wanting to learn new crafts. I picked up crocheting a couple of years ago.

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  6. 16forward
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    Anything artistic, cooking and baking, playing musical instruments or singing, going to museums, reading, photography, hiking.

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  7. Purple Reader
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    I can’t think of hobbies of current characters, off hand; but mine are tennis, biking, and visiting historical places. But that wouldn’t be too exciting for one of your characters, I don’t think. So for some possibilities I turn to my mom and relatives – bird watching (mom’s), baseball fan, crafting stained glass window ornaments, model trains, amateur acting/musicals, and writing poetry.

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  8. Purple Reader
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    So I’ve a question, are there any “dream” hobbies you have that you might enjoy vicariously through your characters?

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  9. Karen Hodgkiss
    Karen Hodgkiss at |

    Zentangle (www.zentangle.com); crossword, jigsaw or suduko puzzles

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