Character Worksheet & Plan

Basic Stats

Name:
Age:
Occupation:

Talents/Skills:

 

Where Story Meets Character

Character role (protagonist, antagonist, side character, etc.):

Relationships to other characters:

Character Name Relationship to character
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anticipated or potential conflicts of interest:

Thing they want and/or do How it conflicts with other characters’ plans/wants
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anticipated Character Arc/Transformation:

 

Initial State Transformation Trigger Limbo/Middle State Catalyst of change Final State
 

 

 

Physical Characteristics:

Height:
Weight:
Race/Nationality:
Eye Color:
Hair Color:
Skin color:
Distinguishing features:
Health:
Disabilities:

Other Physical Notes:

Intellectual/Mental

Educational Background:
Intelligence Type:
Mental Illnesses (if applicable):
Learning Experiences or Defining Memory:

Hobbies:
Character’s short-term goals:
Character’s long-term goals:
Self-perception:

Problem solving strategies (plan first then try, try then plan, ask for help, etc):
How does this character deceive themselves?

Background

 

Socioeconomic Level as a child:
Socioeconomic Level as an adult:
Hometown:

Birth order:
Family Members:

Family Member Relationship description
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emotional Skills/Preferences
Introvert or Extrovert?
How does the character process anger?
How does this character deal with conflict?
How does this character handle unexpected changes?

How does this character self-soothe?
What does the character want?
What would the character like to change in their life?
What motivates this character more than anything else?
What is this character most afraid of?
What makes this character happy?

Spiritual Aspects

Is religion or spirituality a part of this character’s life?
What role does it play in their daily life?

Additional Notes on This Character: