Writing Tools

Character Development Form

Character: 

Description

Remember to include key details about your character. (Scars, birthmarks) Especially anything that will be important in the development of your story.


Emotions

  • What makes them feel this way?
  • How do they react when they feel this way?
  • If needed, will they learn to control this emotion or not. How could this be accomplished?

Happy


Sad


Angry


Sacred


If needed add more emotions that will be relevant to your character.

 


Basic Information

  • Age
  • Birthdate
  • Family
  • Siblings
  • Relations
  • Favorite things
  • Likes
  • Dislikes
  • Place they were born
  • Any other information that will be important to your character

Flaw or Flaws

Example:  Quick to anger


 

Greatest Fear

Example: afraid to end up alone.


 

Secret

Example: Their anger forces them to transform into a monster.


Anything else?

 


Here is the link to my video where I discuss using this form for character development in creating character driven stories.

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