We all want to create wonderfully, voicy interesting characters that will jump off the page. But how do we accomplish it? Here’s the worksheet I came up with to help.
Creating a Memorable Character
Birthday and age:
Tell a story about how they met or became friends:
Tell a story about how they met or became worst enemies:
Tell a story about how they first got together or when the mc first noticed this person:
Places they have been:
Things they have done:
Things they like to do:
Do they read? What do they read?
Things they are afraid of (list at least two):
Tell a story about how they developed one of these fears or when they had to face one of these fears:
Things they want to accomplish:
Do they play sports? What sports?
What is their hidden talent?
What is their currency; What motivates them?
Most treasured possession?
Siblings (Names, ages, information on relationships):
Information about their relationship with their mom:
Tell a story involving them and their mom:
Information about their relationship with their dad:
Tell a story involving them and their dad.
**Tell me what you think! I’d love to hear your thoughts.