Creating Unique Personalities for Your Characters (Part 1)

Origins, Environment, and Predispositions

Jenna McRae
Mar 4 · 11 min read
Picture by Pawel Furman on Unsplash

Time and time again I’ve heard readers complain about the boring “blank slate” protagonist, apparently deliberately designed to be dull so the reader can “put themselves in their position” and “experience the story through them.” On the contrary, this approach tends to bore readers and make them…