Main Character: Introduction

Welcome to our first #RPmyBook chat! This week we’re getting to know your Main Character.

These questions make reference to some common plot structure terms. Follow the linked terms to learn more about them.

  1. Give us your basic info. Name, age, gender, genre.
    1. Bonus: What’s your nickname and why?
  2. How would a friend describe you to someone else?
  3. How would an enemy describe you to someone else?
  4. Do you have any special skills? Will they help you during your story?
  5. What are you most afraid of?
  6.  What are you doing just before your story starts?
    What is your MC doing the day, the hour, the minute before Page 1 begins?
  7. What’s your gut reaction to the Inciting Incident?
    The Inciting Incident is the event that changes everything for your MC.
  8. What changes for you between Page 1 and Plot Point 1?
    PP1 is where the MC makes a pivotal decision to engage with the plot. After this, there’s no going back.
  9. What’s your attitude going into the rest of the plot? GIFs welcome!
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