January 3, 2017

Creating a Character



Character’s name:

Character’s nickname:

Sex:

Age:

Looks:

Mannerisms:

Right- or left-handed:

Education (schools and degrees earned):

Vocation/occupation:

Attitude toward/feelings about that job:

Salary:

Financial status and social class:

Attitude toward money:

Marital status:

Family members:

Ethnicity:

Diction, accent, etc.:

Relationships:

Important places (home, office, etc.) and reasons for their importance to this character:

Primary mode of transportation:

Halloween costumes:

Tricks:

E-mail address, website, Facebook page and/or Twitter handle:

Passwords:

Important possessions:

Recreations/hobbies:

Obsessions:

Addictions:

Beliefs:

Attitudes:

Superstitions:

Prejudices:

Politics:

Sexual history:

Medical history, allergies, etc:

Religion:

Ambitions:

Fears:

Character flaws:

Character strengths:

Secrets:

Pets:

Taste in books, music, etc.:

Sample journal entry:

Food preferences:

Handwriting:

Astrological sign:

Talents:

Friends:

Relatives:

Enemies:

How the character sees her/himself:

How others see him/her:

Scars:

Tattoos, piercings, etc.

Three items in purse or wallet:

Three items in refrigerator:

Three items in medicine cabinet:

Three items in junk drawer:

Three items that remind the character of key moments in his/her past:

1 comment

  1. Wow this is an extensive list. I'm actually quite inspired to just make up a character and start writing :)

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