Character Development Worksheet

Jam & Judicious Advice

Create a Character

NAME:

Nickname:

Meaning/History:

Notes:

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:

Gender:

Age:

Age claimed:

Birthday:

Astrological sign:

Hair color:

Shape/style/length:

Eye color:

Vision:

Skin tone:

Marks (freckles, birthmarks, tattoos, scars):

Height:

Weight:

Build/Body shape:

Mannerisms:

Parents & Siblings:

RESIDENCE:

Country:

State:

County:

City:

Street:

Type of Home:

Condition of Home:

Reason/History of Home:

Time in this Home:

Roommates/Housemates/Guests/Family In Home:

Grounds:

Outside Upkeep Habits:

Interior Design:

Furnishings:

Inside Upkeep Habits:

PERSONALITY:

Character’s Best Trait (to character):

Character’s Actual Best Trait:

Character’s Worst Trait (to character):

Character’s Actual Worst Trait:

Character’s Motto (to character):

Character’s Actual Motto:

Hopes/Dreams/Desires:

Religion/Philosophy:

Politics:

Temperament:

Actions while Angry:

Actions while Happy:

Hates:

Reaction when presented with above:

Loves:

Reaction when above are threatened:

Vices:

Type of Self Rewards and When:

Type of Self Punishments and When:

Biggest Regret & Why:

Reaction to Adversity:

Reaction to Triumph:

Manners Alone:

Manners Around Same Gender:

Manners Around Opposite Gender:

CURRENT INFORMATION:

Time of Story (past, present, future, era):

Occupation:

Occupational goals:

Occupational “lingo”:

Awards/Recognition:

Emotional reaction to work:

Notes on “Work Personality”:

Skills:

Income:

Income goals:

Saves or spends:

Favorite thing to purchase:

Wants to purchase:

Hobbies/Leisure pursuits

Biggest accomplished achievement in life:

Awards/Recognition (non-work):

Current Relationship:

Relevant Friends:

How the character relates to each:

Current relationship with family members:

Politics:

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Birthplace:

Religion:

Feeling About Childhood:

Childhood Trauma:

How trauma affects character today:

Education:

Best/Worst/Favorite subject:

After school activities:

Biggest influence/Mentor:

Friends/Teachers/Relatives/Pets from past that could influence plot (includes invisible friends/dolls/bears):

Childhood habit hardest to break and how it affects character today:

What did they want to be when they grew up?

Special childhood abilities:

Childhood hideout:

Event that will affect plot:

Past relationships that affect plot:

Last relationship:

How did it end & why:

ETCETERA:

The most bizarre thing about your character:

The very best thing about your character:

The very worst thing about your character:

NOTES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Background Image: Tod McQuillin/Flickr (CC-by-nc-sa)


Basic Astrological Information

Aries
March 21st to April 21st
Keyword: “I AM”
Fire
Energetic, optimistic, courageous, impulsive, and open-minded.

Taurus
April 21st to May 21st
Keyword: “I HAVE”
Earth
Patient, stubborn, practical, dependable, and affectionate.

Gemini
May 21st to June 21st
Keyword: “I THINK”
Air
Responsive, lively, adaptable, versatile, and intellectual.

Cancer
June 21st to July 21st
Keyword: “I FEEL”
Water
Kind, loyal, imaginative, sensitive, and sympathetic.

Leo
July 21st to August 21st
Keyword: “I WILL”
Fire
Powerful, extravagant, exuberant, creative, and expansive.

Virgo
August 21st to September 21st
Keyword: “I ANALYZE”
Earth
Modest, industrious, organized, curious, and conscientious.

Libra
September 21st to October 21st
Keyword: “I BALANCE”
Air
Artistic, charming, peaceful, diplomatic, and harmonious.

Scorpio
October 21st to November 21st
Keyword: “I CREATE”
Water
Magnetic, intense, obstinate, passionate, and persistent.

Sagittarius
November 21st to December 21st
Keyword: “I PERCEIVE”
Fire
Generous, ambitious, adventurous, optimistic, and freedom loving.

Capricorn
December 21st to January 21st
Keyword: “I USE”
Earth
Prudent, steadfast, cunning, determined, and disciplined.

Aquarius
January 21st to February 21st
Keyword: “I KNOW”
Air
Assertive, friendly, original, inventive, and independent.

Pisces
February 21st to March 21st
Keyword: “I BELIEVE”
Water
Intuitive, emotional, romantic, compassionate, and mystical.

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