1. Full name? What do they normally go by? What does their name mean, how did they get it?|
2. Where was your character born? Have they lived anywhere else besides Nashville?
3. What is your character's relationship like with their parents and immediate family? Where does their extended family live?
4. Describe them physically: appearance, dress, mannerisms, speech?
5. Do they have any allergies, illnesses, take any medications or have any defining physical weaknesses or disabilities?
6. How old are they? Do they act their age? Does their age have any kind of impact on their decisions at this point in their life?
7. Does your character have siblings? How did their birth order affect their personality?|
8. Describe your character as a child. What were their hobbies, dislikes, fears and habits?
9. What was their adolescent social life like? Did they have a large group of friends, or a handful? Were they popular?
10. In what ways is your character like their family? In what ways are they different?
11. What was their education like? What type of student were they?
12. Describe a difficult decision your character has made in the past. |
13. What has your character achieved or done that they are most proud of?
14. Have there been any traumatic or life changing events in their past that have inlfuenced them consciously or subconsciously?
15. What things or people would your character point to as having the most influence over their personality, behavior, and personal identity?
16. Is there anything your character looks back on and wishes they had chosen differently? How do they handle regret and failure?
17. How many significant romantic relationships have they had? How did your character handle the break ups?
18. Have they lost anyone significant to death? How has this affected them?
19. Has your character had any experience with addiction of any kind? What are the riskiest behaviors they've dabbled in?
20. Describe a time and place where your character felt truly happy and at ease.
21. What embarrasses them? If someone were to humiliate your character, what would they have to do?
|beliefs and opinions|
22. Are they naturally optimistic or pessimistic? Do they look for the best in others? Always plan for the worst case scenario?|
23. Do they have any religious views? How would they describe themselves spiritually?
24. Do they follow politics? What social issues concern them most?
25. If your character could volunteer their time to any causes, what would they want to do?
26. Do they believe in ghosts? The paranormal? Aliens? Have they had any other worldly experiences, would they swear their garage is haunted, do they use tarot cards?
27. How violent are they? What situations would make them prone to physical violence?
28. How would your character define success?
29. Is there anything your character absolutely would not do, under any circumstances?
30. In general, how does your character interact with people they're meeting for the first time? How would you describe the first impression they make?|
31. What traits immediately make them feel comfortable around someone? What traits make them uncomfortable?
32. Are they comfortable in the spotlight? How do they handle attention?
33. How would they describe the most important person in their life (without using a name)?
34. Have they ever been in love? Do they fall in love easily? Describe how your character behaves when they love someone.
35. What do they look for in a partner? A friend?
36. Do they have kids? If yes, describe them as a parent. If no, do they want any? Bonus: describe the type of parent you think your character would be.
37. How does your character handle conflict? With strangers? With loved ones?
38. If your character had a secret that could potentially destroy their reputation, is there anyone they would trust to tell it to? Or do they keep it to themselves?
39. Does your character like to gossip? Can they keep a secret?
40. How would you describe your character's sexuality? How would they describe their own sexuality?|
41. What attitudes or beliefs about sex were instilled in your character at an early age? Was it openly discussed in their household?
42. When did your character begin taking an interest in sex? When did they lose their virginity?
42. How important is sex to your character? How would they handle a significant dry spell?
43. Does your character look at sex casually, or prefer to keep it within committed relationships?
44. Do they have any fetishes or kinks they would consider unusual?
45. What are your characters views on the sex industry? Have they worked in it? Would they ever work in it?
46. Is your character naturally more dominant or submissive?
47. What are their hangups about sex? What makes them feel insecure? What do they worry about?
48. Has your character had any same sex experiences or relationships? If not, how would a same sex experience affect them?
|self image and personality|
49. What are their defining quirks, mannerisms, habits, or rituals?|
50. What qualities does your character possess that they would say makes them strong?
51. What are their personality flaws? Are they aware of them?
52. Are they generally introverted or extraverted?
53. How do they handle stress? What stresses them out the most?
54. How does your character feel about their body? Are they comfortable getting undressed? Do they worry about their health? What is their relationship with food?
55. What makes them jealous? How do they express jealousy? How do they feel if their partner becomes jealous?
56. What is your ideal career endgame for your character? What will their life's work be? |
57. What is your ideal romantic endgame for your character? Marriage, kids, forever alone?
58. Something major happens to turn their world upside down. What is the event? How do they cope?
59. What is one belief your character has now that you think will change further down the road?
60. If you could give your character any advice at this point in their life, what would you tell them?
|extras, npc's & ships!|
61. Who, in game, has your character crushed on? How do they handle crushes?|
62. Who, in game, have they dated?
63. Describe the most important NPC characters in their day to day life? (provide pictures, if you have them!)
64. If you had to pick a new pb for them, who would you pick?
65. If you had to pick a gender swap pb for them, who would you pick?
66. If you had to pick an older pb for them, who would you pick?
67. What was the very first jumpoff idea you had that inspired your character? How did you come up with it?
68. What is one major line you would love to have filled by another writer, in a dream world where you are both organically compatible?
69. Who, in game, do you ship your character with and why?
70. Who (not including your character) do you ship in game? Include any and all crackships/friendships/sunken ships!