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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Character Description List

As promised, here is my revised and updated Character Description List. If you have any other recommendations, please feel free to comment. Can't know too much about your characters. Even if you don't use everything in the story, you'll know enough to give them reality and possibly have a better idea of how they'd act in a situation.


Gender-
Age-
Physical Description-
Hair-
Ears-
Eyebrows-
Eyes-
Eye-lashes-
Nose-
cheeks-
 Lips-
Mouth-
Distinctive feature-
Height-
Build-
Complexion-
Clothing- Dress-
Personality-

Sound
Voice-
Laugh-
Often says-
Smell-
Touch-

Character type-
why this way-what in life made her this way-
How does she feel about herself-
Does she want children-
What does she think about men and marriage-
Problem solving-
Does she want to change the world?

*Education History (past and present)-
*Family History (relationships, past and present)-
*Sexual History (past and present)-

Religion-
Parents-
Childhood-
Family life-
Pets-
Love Interest-
Hobbies-
Friends-
Employment-
Most influential person in your character's life and why-
Fun-
Greatest embarrassment-
What do other’s say when she leaves the room-
Greatest fear-
Favorite food-
One thing your character won't eat-
Most important person in character's life now and why-
Favorite color-
Hidden motivator-
Reluctance (won't do)-
Inability (can't do)-
Dreams active-
Dreams inactive-
Dreams dropped-

Favorite place to visit/stay-
Favorite books-
Favorite movies-
Most meaniful song-
Favorite actors-
Favorite TV shows-
Books, Movies, TV shows that influence actions or thoughts-

Happy writing, researching and revising

2 comments:

Landolphe D'Aquin said...

Under the physical characteristics, you might add 'posture' and 'characteristic gestures'.

Dennise Sleeper said...

Great idea! Thanks