character help

  1. Soulserenity20

    [Private] Return of the Dragon Tamers Cast Development Thread

    This thread will be utilized for the character development of the current cast of the Return of the Dragon Tamers: The Plague of Ogual roleplay (closed signups). Here, I will pose questions for you to answer from the perspective of your character regarding events from the roleplay, characters...
  2. Minibit

    Elvish Name Translations

    YOUR RESIDENT LOTR NERD AND QUENYA STUDENT IS WILLING TO ATTEMPT TO TRANSLATE REAL WORLD NAMES INTO ELVISH SO YOU CAN GET A UNIQUE NAME FOR YOUR CHARACTER THAT ACTUALLY MEANS SOMETHING INSTEAD OF A RANDOM VAGUELY ELVISH-SOUNDING JUMBLE FROM SOME GENERATOR YOU'RE WELCOME!! Comment your names...
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    Character Situation Challenge: Eliminated

    Your character has been eliminated from some manner of competition. Here's some sample situations to use, but feel free to come up with your own. - They lost out against someone else for their dream job - They were eliminated from a gameshow; they really needed the prize money - They were...
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    20 Great Reasons to Separate Characters

    Especially in a one X one, and extra especially in a romantic one X one, it's important to have scenes and even small story arcs where the main characters are separated. This not only lets you develop your characters as individuals, but it opens up opportunities that are impossible to explore if...
  5. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #20

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
  6. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #19

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
  7. A

    Character Bio Template: Thea's Colossal Character

    Are you someone who likes detail when it come to your character? Like... A lot of detail? Look no further my friend! Welcome to my Colossal Character Sheet, yours today for the low, low, low price of copy+paste. I'm always looking to improve this monstrosity, so if you have any suggestions...
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    Talented, Attractive, Successful, but not Sue

    Let's talk Chase for a sec (Yes, Mini has been binging House again.) But seriously, can we talk about this guy? He's the most successful surgeon in his hospital. He's confident, well-paid, talented, and let's be honest, pretty damn gorgeous. He's able to bang basically any woman he sets...
  9. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #18

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
  10. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #17

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
  11. Midnight Maiden

    Writing Characters With Disabilities

    Yeah, I'm using this topic. I know multiple people have done it, but I'm not sure it hurts to see multiple takes on things. As someone with a pretty severe disability, I'd like to say I know at least a little about this. Obviously, I won't know every disability in the book outside of the ones...
  12. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #16

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
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    Personal Voice

    "That doesn't sound like something I would say" A personal voice is more than the subjects a person chooses to talk about; your personal voice takes into account your accent, any slang you might use, and your basic vocabulary prefrences Does your character say Schedule like 'Shed-yool' or...
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    Black & White Split Personalities

    Split personalities are one of the most commonly misrepresented mental illnesses in fiction. This guide is not about accurately representing this condition. Actually, we're kind of focusing on the opposite today! See, as inaccurate as it is to portray split personality as an angel and a...
  15. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #15

    I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you can answer questions...
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    Situation Exercise: They Like Me?

    The situation is as follows: Someone your character never really noticed - let alone had feelings for - before turns out to be secretly in love with them. How they handle decisions in their love life, and what people they want to connect with can say a lot about a character. What would they do...
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    Song Girls #5: Veronika

    Welcome to the challenge where we create characters based off of the ones who are described in music! This week, we're using Billy Talent's "Saint Veronika" as our inspiration. Create a character inspired by this song: You can use the Basic Character Bio below or use your own! GENERAL...
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    Cocktail Hour: The Grumpy Badass

    (Thanks to @SummerFalcon for the awesome image!) Today's media has a thing for cranky, socially awkward, emotionally unavailable savants; and no wonder! These characters are walking intrigue; a cold, unfeeling exterior hiding a broken soul. Basically they're the traditional Bad Boy cocktail...
  19. Falcon

    The One Word Test: Character Interview #14

    (late again, sorry all) I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only. The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible. Need an example? This video should help explain. Remember you...
  20. Brovo

    Mental Disorders & Physical Disabilities: 101

    I'm not a licensed therapist, nor do I have any formal education in the area of psychology. While I can claim some level of personal experience with the following subject matter, personal experience does not equate to a professionally guided education. As such, be aware that this guide is only...