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Tutorial - 'Character development 101' by Legacy001

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A useful list of traits that the reader can develop.

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This is how this tutorial is going to work. I have provided a list of traits for your main characters. So you just cut and paste the traits into your word processor, fill in the blanks and print it out. This should help develop your main characters and make a better storyline. (don't forget to use "tab" to make it neater!)


Name

Physical
Age
Stature
Health

Favorite
Music
Food
Literature
Expression
Habits
Possession
Admire

Background
Hometown
Childhood
Important memory
Education
Religion
Finances
Family
Profession

Attitude
At ease when
Ill ease when
Priorities
Philosophies
Feel about self
Failures

Personality
Strength
Weakness
Soft spot
How to hide
Vulnerability

Traits
Opti/pessi
Intro/extro
Drives
Talents
Unskilled
Flaw
Regret
Accomplishment
Dark secret

Unknown secret

Goals
Immediate goals
Long range
Planning
Affect others

Interaction
Others
Perceived by friend
Perceived by stranger
First impression

In Crisis
Reaction in one
Usual kinds
Change