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Character Development Worksheet
Character gender: ___________________________
Character age: ______________________________
Character name: ___________________________________
What do they want most in life?
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What are they afraid of the most?
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What are they awesome at doing?
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What are they hopeless at?
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Who or what would they protect?
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What secrets do they keep?
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How could the setting make it hard for the Character to get what they want?
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What tools do they need to get what they want?
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Created by Charmaine Clancy

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Bad guy (or girl) ________________________________________________
How is your bad guy different from your Character?
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How are they similar?
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Sidekick - who is your character’s best friend, or, who helps them in this story?
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What is unusual about this friend?
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What skill do they have that might help?
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Now it’s time to start plotting your story! List ten things that could happen to your character
in the story (hint: check out your character’s fears!):
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Created by Charmaine Clancy