More About the Character Chart

Character Chart

I rarely use this entire Chart. I pick and choose what works for that particular character. I especially like the favorite phrase. Much of this can be used and I will keep it side by side with my ms. as I write.
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GENERAL:

This is a fun aspect of the novel. Using any of these in a series can help set your brand. For example, jewelry for the character is always useable. A ring, a necklace or bracelet are easy items to use and can give another dimension to the character.

Favorite clothing:                                Why?
Least favorite clothing:                          Why?
Jewelry:
Other accessories:
Drives:
Where does character live?
Where does character want to live?
Spending habits (frugal, spendthrift, etc):       Why?
What does s/he do too much of?
Too little of?
Most prized possession:                           Why?
Play musical instrument?   Which?
How did s/he learn?


UNCATEGORIZED:

Person character secretly admires:
Why?
Person character was most influenced by:
Why?
Most important person in character’s life before story starts:
Why?
How does character spend the week before the story starts?

This is the last post about about using the character chart. I will post the entire chart on the website as well as the scene plotting chart I posted about earlier. This chart, for me, is essential in the development of my characters.
I hope all of you who have been invested in this chart find it helpful. The next post will continue with ideas about developing characters but from a different viewpoint. Please leave comments and let me know what you’d like more information about.
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