Characterization Profile List
By Natalie Bright
Weaknesses (give your character flaws to make them believable)
How others see him/her
Fears (What does your character fear the most? Make them face it)
Most comfortable when
Most uncomfortable when
If granted one wish, what would it be? Why?
External conflict or problem
Internal conflict or problem
Main obstacle or problem keeping character from obtaining goal
How does your character change from the beginning to the end of your story.
As the saying goes, you must know all of your characters secrets. What’s hidden in their closet? You may not use this information in your story, but you still need to know.
For Your Reference Library
Psychology of Creating Characters – by Laurie Schnebly Campbell
Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life (Red Sneaker Writers Book Series) by William Bernhardt
45 Master Characters by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
Writer’s Guide to Character Traits by Dr. Linda Edelstein