Creative Writing Workbook
This is a workbook with basic worksheets for creative writers of both the fanfic and original work variety. It includes character creation, setting, genre, POV, plot, and more.
Your supporting cast is full of both major and minor characters. For example, in Harry Potter, both Ron Weasley and Cedric Diggory are considered the supporting cast (as is, say, Lavender Brown). Not all of these need to be fully fleshed out (3D characters) but you do need to know basic information about them.
What is this character’s relation to the main character (mc)?
Where did this character and the mc meet? How?
What about this character attracted the mc to him/her/it (or vice versa)?
Three strengths (beginning of story/journal):
Five flaws (beginning of story/journal):
Three positive major personality traits (ex. patient, honest, compassionate, animal-loving, etc.) at beginning:
Three negative major personality traits (ex. hot-tempered, lazy, dishonest, depressed, etc.) at beginning:
Does he/she/it collect anything? Why?
What is his/her/its favorite color?
What does he/she/it like to wear? Dislike?
Favorite/least favorite place? Why?
3 subjects your character is knowledgeable about (ex. herbology, muggle mechanics, wizard dna, etc.) in the beginning:
3 subjects your mc knows very little about (ex. transfiguration, the history of Cameroon, cell phones, etc.) in the beginning:
What pet does the character have (if any)? Why?
What is your character’s wand (if any)? Any particular reason why? (Hint: if you have a pottermore account, there is quite a bit of wandlore Rowling gives later on.):
What is this character most afraid of ?Why?
What does this character want the most?Why?
How will the previous two questions impact the relationship this character has with the mc?
How will this character compliment the mc? How will he/she/it struggle with the mc?
Relationship of this character to the main character (mc)?
Give three facts about this character:
Give one positive and one negative trait about this character:
What is this character most happy about? Most upset about?
What does this character want the most? How will this impact the relationship this character has with the mc?