Blank Character Sheet


Character's Full Name:
Reason or meaning of name:
Nickname:
Reason for nickname:
Birth date:

Physical Appearance:

Age:
How old does s/he appear?
Eye Color:
Glasses or contacts?
Hair color:
Distinguishable hair feature (bald, receding hairline, etc.):
Type of hair (coarse, fine, thick, etc?)
Typical hairstyle:
Height:
Weight:
Type of body/build:
Nationality:
Skin tone:
Shape of face:
Distinguishing Marks?
Scars?
Most predominant feature:
Accent?
Is s/he healthy?
If not, why not:
Physical disabilities:
Physical abilities (what is character good at? sports, etc.):

Favorites:

Color:
Music:
Food:
Literature:
Expressions:
Book:
Quote:
Expletive(s) (swears):
Mode of transportation:

Habits:

Worst bad habit?
Quirks:

Background:

Hometown:
Type of childhood:
First memory:
Most important childhood event that still affects him/her:
Why?
Lower education:
Higher education:
Booksmart or streetsmart?
Religion and/or religious views and/or tendencies?
Firsts:
      Job?
      Kiss?
      Sexual experience?

Family:

Mother (name):
Relationship with her:
Father (name):
Relationship with him:
Siblings:
Birth order:
Relationship with each:
Children of Siblings:
Extended family (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.):
Close to family? Yes/No:

Children:

Does character have child(ren)?
How many?
Are all children with the same partner?
If no, why not? If no, what is the custody arrangement?
How does character relate to his/her child(ren)?
Which child is character's favorite?
Why?
Character's most favorite memory of his/her child(ren)?
Character's least favorite memory of his/her child(ren)?
Is relationship with children good?
Is relationship with children important to character?

Occupation:

What is character's occupation?
Where does character work?
How many years?
Relationship with co-workers:
Like his/her job?
Why or why not?
Dream job:

Attitude:

Greatest fear:
Worst thing that could happen to him/her?
What single event would most throw character's life in complete turmoil?
Character is most at ease when:
Most ill at ease when:
Priorities:
Philosophy:
How s/he feels about self:
Past failure s/he would be embarrassed to have people know about:
If granted one wish, what would it be?
Why?
Daredevil or cautious?
Same when alone?
Biggest regret?
Biggest accomplishment:
Minor accomplishments:
Character's darkest secret:
Does anyone else know?
If yes, did character tell them?
If no, how did they find out?

Personality:

Greatest source of strength in character's personality (whether s/he sees it as such or not):
Greatest source of weakness in character's personality (whether s/he sees it as such or not):
Character's soft spot:
Is this soft spot obvious to others?
If not, how does character hide it?
Biggest vulnerability:
Which of the 7 deadly sins does character fight (or give into, willingly or not)?
(lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, pride)
Which of the 7 virtues does your character have (or fight against)?
(chastity, abstinence, liberality, diligence, patience, kindness, humility)

Traits:

Drives and motivations?
Talents (hidden or not)?
Extremely skilled at:
Extremely unskilled at:
Good characteristics:
Character flaws:
Mannerisms:
Peculiarities:

Self-perception:

One word character would use to describe self:
One paragraph description of how character would describe self:
What does character consider best physical characteristic?
What does character consider worst physical characteristic?
Are these realistic assessments?
If not, why not?
How CHARACTER thinks others perceive him/her?
What four things would CHARACTER most like to change about self? (#1 most important, #2 second most important,
etc.)
If change #1 was made, would character be as happy as s/he thinks?
If not, why not?

Interrelation with others:

Is character divorced?{/b}
Why?{/b}
If yes, how many times?
Has character ever cheated on any significant other?
How does character relate to others?
How is s/he perceived by...
      Strangers?
      Friends?
      Wife/Husband/Lover?
      Children?
      Co-workers?
      Protagonist?
      Antagonist?
First impression character makes is:
What happens to change this perception?
What do family/friends like most about character?
What do family/friends like least about character?

Goals:

Immediate goal(s):
Long range goal(s):
How does character plan to accomplish goal(s)?
How will other people around character be affected?

Problems/crisis:

How character react in a crisis (calm/panic/etc.)?
How does character face problems?
Kinds of problems character usually runs into:
How does character react to NEW problems?
How does character react to change?

General:

Jewelry?
Other accessories?
Where does character live?
With anyone? Yes/No
Where does character want to live?
Spending habits (frugal, spendthrift, etc)?
What does s/he do too much of?
Too little of?
Most prized possession: Why?
Play musical instrument?
Which one(s)?
How did s/he learn?
Does character like animals?
Any pets?
Likes music?
What kind?

Uncategorized:

Person character secretly admires:
Person character was most influenced by:
Most important person in character's life before story starts:
Why?
Character sheet I used created by joanne4eva.

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