Characters make our worlds what they are, but creating one from scratch is, well, intense. We focus on what they look like, how they talk, what they eat, and yet struggle when it comes to making them relatable and real. In this worksheet, find out how to reverse engineer your characters and make them their best.
It Builds Character
Creating a character is probably one of the most challenging things to do when writing a story, but also one of the most satisfying. Why is it so difficult to come up with new characters when you have so many options? What makes it so hard? Before we go into the exercise, we’re going to look at wrapping our minds around the problem, and then we’ll work on the solution.
02: Getting Your Story Started Worksheet: All About Character
As writers, making a character is one of the best parts of writing a story; but when the character doesn't seem to want to be brought to life, we quickly get frustrated with the process.
This worksheet will walk you through a step by step process to getting to know your character by working backward, whether it's a new character or a current one you are looking to revamp.