Cheat Sheet: Character Creation

Strong, well rounded and developed characters are what great stories are made of. It can be hard to keep track of all the little details after character creation. As good as I am at remembering details, I can’t keep track of it all (especially in the minor character area–Did Luke have blue eyes or brown eyes?). That’s why a character creation cheat sheet is important to have so you can reference it while you’re writing.

I’ve had this character sheet for so long I honestly can’t recall which book I borrowed it from. It was probably the Plot Whisperer. I just remember a lengthy form in a book that I painstakingly retyped in a Word Document to use over and over.

I thought I’d share it with you! I know how hard it can be to keep track of every little thing, so here is my organized, sectioned character creation sheet!

Just a few samples:

Sections include: Basic Information; Speech and Language/Communication; Everyday Behaviors and Habits; Family and Origin; The Past; Relationships with Others; Mental Attitude and Personal Beliefs; Likes and Favorites;

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