Chapter 3 - Characters
Create a profile of your protagonist by answering all of the questions listed in the Profile section of this chapter.
Style of dress
Other physical distinctions
Basic facts—sex, age, ethnicity, religion, etc.
Locations lived in
Favorites—foods, sports, books, movies, TV shows, vacation destinations, etc.
What does the character love?
What does the character hate?
You might also explore some less conventional things about your characters. Sometimes the oddball details are the most illuminating of all. For example:
What does your character keep in the refrigerator? The medicine cabinet?
What kind of footwear does your character favor?
What's your character's idea of a perfect day off?
Who is your character's favorite celebrity? Historical figure?
What kind of animal is your character most like, and why?
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