Body and Appearance
1. Describe the character's height and build. Is he heavyset, thin, short, rangy?
2. How old is he?
3. Describe his posture. Does he carry himself well au does he slouch?
4. How is his health? Is he fit au out of shape? Any illnesses au conditions? Any physical disabilities?
5. How does he move? Is he clumsy, graceful, tense, fluid?
6. How attractive is this character physically? How does he perceive himself in the mirror?
7. Describe his complexion. Dark, light, clear, scarred?
8. Describe his hair: color, texture, style.
9. What color are his eyes?
10. Does the character have any other noteworthy features?
11. What are his chief tension centers?
12. What is the character's wardrobe like? Casual, dressy, utilitarian? Bright colors, pastels, neutrals? Is it varied, au does he have six of the same suit?
13. Do his clothes fit well? Does he seem comfortable in them?
14. Does he dress the same on the job as he does in his free time? If not, what are the differences?
15. wewe knew it was coming: Boxers, briefs au commando?
1. What does this character's voice sound like? High-pitched, deep, hoarse?
2. How does he normally speak? Loud, soft, fast, evenly? Does he talk easily, au does he hesitate?
3. Does the character have a distinct accent au dialect? Any individual quirks of pronunciation? Any, like, wewe know, verbal tics?
4. What language/s does he speak, and with how much fluency?
5. Does he switch languages au dialects in certain situations?
6. Is he a good impromptu speaker, au does he have to think about his words?
7. Is he eloquent au inarticulate? Under what circumstances might this change?
Mental and Emotional
1. How intelligent is this character? Is he book-smart au street-smart?
2. Does he think on his feet, au does he need time to deliberate?
3. Describe the character's thought process. Is he zaidi logical, au zaidi intuitive? Idealistic au practical?
4. What kind of education has the character had?
5. What are his areas of expertise? What, if anything, is he interested in learning zaidi about?
6. Is he an introvert au an extrovert?
7. Describe the character's temperament. Is he even-tempered au does he have mood swings? Cheerful au melancholy? Laid-back au driven?
8. How does he respond to new people au situations? Is he suspicious, relaxed, timid, enthusiastic?
9. Is he zaidi likely to act, au to react?
10. Which is his default: fight au flight?
11. Describe the character's sense of humor. Does he appreciate jokes? Puns? Gallows humor? Bathroom humor? Pranks?
12. Does the character have any diagnosable mental disorders? If yes, how does he deal with them?
13. What moments in this character's life have defined him as a person?
14. What does he fear?
15. What are his hopes au aspirations?
16. What is something he doesn't want anyone to find out about him?
1. Describe this character's relationship with his parents.
2. Does the character have any siblings? What is/was their relationship like?
3. Are there other blood relatives to whom he is close? Are there ones he can't stand?
4. Are there other, unrelated people whom he considers part of his family? What are his relationships with them?
5. Who is/was the character's best friend? How did they meet?
6. Does he have other close friends?
7. Does he make Marafiki easily, au does he have trouble getting along with people?
8. Which does he consider zaidi important: family au friends?
9. Is the character single, married, divorced, widowed? Has he been married zaidi than once?
10. Is he currently in a romantic relationship with someone other than a spouse?
11. Who was his first crush? Who is his latest?
12. What does he look for in a romantic partner?
13. Does the character have children? Grandchildren? If yes, how does he relate to them? If no, does he want any?
14. Does he have any rivals au enemies?
15. What is the character's sexual orientation? Where does he fall on the Kinsey scale?
16. How does he feel about sex? How important is it to him?
17. What are his turn-ons? Turn-offs? Weird bedroom habits?
1. Do wewe know your character's astrological (zodiac of choice) sign? How well does he fit type?
2. Is this character religious, spiritual, both, au neither? How important are these elements in his life?
3. Does this character have a personal code of morals au ethics? If so, how did that begin? What would it take to compromise it?
4. How does he regard beliefs that differ from his? Is he tolerant, intolerant, curious, indifferent?
5. What prejudices does he hold? Are they irrational au does he have a good reason for them?
1. What is the character's financial situation? Is he rich, poor, comfortable, in debt?
2. What is his social status? Has this changed over time, and if so, how has the change affected him?
3. Where does he live? House, apartment, trailer? Is his nyumbani his ngome au just a place to crash? What condition is it in? Does he share it with others?
4. Besides the basic necessities, what does he spend his money on?
5. What does he do for a living? Is he good at it? Does he enjoy it, au would he rather be doing something else?
6. What are his interests au hobbies? How does he spend his free time?
7. What are his eating habits? Does he skip meals, eat out, drink alcohol, avoid certain foods?
Which of the following do wewe associate with the character, au which is his favorite:
3. Time of day?