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message 1: by Mandy (last edited Jun 21, 2010 03:12PM) (new)

Mandy  Harmon (mandyharmon) | 10724 comments Need inspiration for a new character? Find one here.

Instructions on How To:

Describe your character or just an essence of one to give inspiration to others.

Example:

I'm going to outline my characters by the characters essence outline. Watch:



Name: Marie: If She Were A...

Color: Orange, Yellow, Red

Food: Soto Ayam (a spicy Indonesian soup)

Dessert: Oreos, cheesecake

Song: Here Comes the Sun, by the Beetles, The Black Pearl, from Pirates of the Caribbean

Fabric: wool

Place: Screamer ride at California adventure



Name: Josh: If He Were A...

Color: green, light blue

Food: chicken noodle soup

Dessert: vanilla flavored Gelato (a like ice cream but better dessert)

Song: 100 years, By Five for Fighting, Vanilla Twilight, By Owl City

Fabric: soft cotton, silk

Place: lawyers office

Based on that scope: what you thought of when you read that made a personality.

Here, you can describe the essence of your character, or just make up an essence that others can use to make up their characters.



message 2: by Annemarie, hi (new)

Annemarie Carlson (annielawlz) | 3393 comments Mod

Name: Cadence

Color: Dark Blue
Food: Captain Crunch

Dessert: Not really a dessert type person but I guess vanilla ice cream

Song: Brick by Boring Brick- Paramore

Fabric: cotton

Place: A record store

Things the character is good at: Running. Fighting, like hand to hand combat. she's really really strong.

Things the character is bad at: Singing. Explaining things. Acting.

Neat or messy: Messy

Pet peeve: Curly hair. Snow. lots of things...

Favorites (music, books, food): Music- This is pretty generic, but the The Beatles, Books- The Grapes of Wrath

Things they hate (music, books, food): Music- Death Metal, Books- I don't know, she hasnt' read enough books to really "hate" one. Food- Bagels

Career ambitions: some thing creative, very undecided about this one.

Educational history: 11th grader in high school

Character traits (nice, optimistic, proud, etc.,): Sort of optimistic, not really. not really proud. can be nice.

Faults and flaws: too unemotional. has problems with trust and letting go.


Political views: Liberal Democrat

Religion: Atheist

I added some more... hehe


message 3: by Mandy (last edited Feb 22, 2010 10:43AM) (new)

Mandy  Harmon (mandyharmon) | 10724 comments good additions! i like it.

i think her personality is like this:

Candence sounds like the ambitious type. She's into music, has a bit of drama in her lifestyle, doesn't trust people right on, but fun once you get to know her.

Am I right? Is that her in a nutshell?? :)


message 4: by Annemarie, hi (new)

Annemarie Carlson (annielawlz) | 3393 comments Mod
Yeah, pretty much. Like, I don't know what she would be like when you get to know her though, probably fun :D


message 5: by Mandy (new)

Mandy  Harmon (mandyharmon) | 10724 comments good! thats what I wanted to do when I created the topic-get to know your characters and other ones! :) :)

cool charrie!! :)


message 6: by Annemarie, hi (new)

Annemarie Carlson (annielawlz) | 3393 comments Mod
I like your charries too I was just actually reading your story. I like it!


message 7: by Mandy (new)

Mandy  Harmon (mandyharmon) | 10724 comments really? cool! thanks!!


message 8: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments Name: Chrysanta Greene

Color: bright green

Food: Something comforting and familiar, like fried chicken or chicken noodle soup.

Dessert: Cookie dough icecream

drink: Hot chocolate, eggnog

Song: If Today Were You Last Day (NickelBack) My Immortal (Evanesence)

Fabric: cotton, muslin? Something really soft...

Place: Ski lodge

strengths: running, sneaking around, making friends, acting out every now and then.

weaknesses: swimming (haha), judging character, a delicious pan of brownies....

loves: science class, large windows, taking showers, her house, gardens, independence

hates: injustice, pigs (as in guys who act like pigs), being bossed around, scams, stuck-up people

character traits: determination, compassionate, pretty optimistic, does what she thinks is right.

flaws: She has a problem with change. Doesn't adapt so gracefully. She can be indecisive. Thinks a little too much


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

This is probably the best group for creating charries:

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/2...


Maria [the clockwork creeps on useless lives] (mariachhile) | 8772 comments Mod
0.o I haven't been on there forever, sorry Skitts. And since when have you been Cassie?


message 11: by [deleted user] (new)

Cassie (Mallory/Skitts. I accept probie snacks) wrote: "This is probably the best group for creating charries:

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/2..."


Yes.


message 12: by [deleted user] (new)

ChrysantheLlama (Aka Maria if you haven't guessed) wrote: "0.o I haven't been on there forever, sorry Skitts. And since when have you been Cassie?"

Uh...Idk...hey, peoples! How long has it been since I changed my name from Mallory?


message 13: by [deleted user] (new)

About a week and a half, I think.


message 14: by [deleted user] (new)

Are you sure? I was thinking closer to two and half weeks, but I don't remember.


message 15: by [deleted user] (new)

I'm not sure. *grins*


message 16: by [deleted user] (new)

Let's say two weeks.


message 17: by [deleted user] (new)

Okay.


message 18: by [deleted user] (new)

Let's call it a fortnight.


message 19: by [deleted user] (new)

Okay. XD


message 20: by [deleted user] (new)

LOL. It's a funny word.


message 21: by [deleted user] (new)

Olo.

Did you hear, I made up what that could stand for: Obnoxious laughter onboard.


message 22: by [deleted user] (new)

I did not know that. But that is hilarious.


message 23: by [deleted user] (new)

Heehee. I made up that Initialisms game, which has disappeared. *sigh* I'm going to go bring it back.


message 24: by [deleted user] (new)

Okay, I might actually play this time.


message 25: by [deleted user] (new)

Coolio!


message 26: by [deleted user] (new)

Coolio foolio *peace*


message 27: by [deleted user] (new)

Heehee.


message 28: by [deleted user] (new)

*LPN*


message 29: by [deleted user] (new)

What does that stand for?


message 30: by [deleted user] (new)

Lip Popping Noise. My creation. Don't let anybody tell you different.


message 31: by [deleted user] (new)

XD Okay.


message 32: by [deleted user] (new)

XD

Goodnight my lovelies!


message 33: by Tom (new)

Tom (throy567) | 1 comments Hi this is a character for the book i am writing

Name-Syrene
She is a human
Appearance-Deep red hair 5' 5" tall, Green eyes that show only sorrow in their depths, naturally tan skin
Abilities-Extremely powerful Lightning Elemental and master level symbolist(explain Later)
Part in story- Main Character; Protagonist
Personality-In her early years she was a fun loving, cheerful little girl, but then her entire family was killed right in front of her in the most gruesome fashion. This caused her to turn to the power of the twilight (explain Later) She now only see the darkness of the world but when ever she sees an abandoned, orphaned, or abused child she can't stop herself from intervening and helping the child. In some cases, she takes the kid with her on her adventures and trains them, weather they have power or not. Because she takes these children with her they call her mom or mother even though she is only a year older than the oldest at 15. Her Only goal in Life is to find and kill every Wind Priest who was involved in or knew of, the attack on her family.


Maria [the clockwork creeps on useless lives] (mariachhile) | 8772 comments Mod
Name: Regina Mae: If She Were A...

Color: Blue, Red, Violet

Food: Jambalaya rice

Dessert: Brownies

Song: Idk... I don't really know the names of any songs :P

Fabric: cotton

Place: Treetops in a jungle


message 35: by [deleted user] (new)

Name: Violet. If she were a...

Color: Violet :)

Food: Ramen (the real kind)

Dessert: Dark chocolate

Song: Superman (It's not Easy)by Five For Fighting, Face Up by LIGHTS

Fabric: silk

Place: Oooh this one's hard :/ A dark city.


Elliott Alicia  | 22636 comments Mod
Name: Brooke If she were a...
Color: Bright blue, light blue, depending on the day
Food: Cornflakes
Dessert: A snickers bar still in the wrapper
Song: Place in the World by Taylor Swift
Fabric: Denim
Place: A classroom with kids of many personalities


message 37: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments Name: Rosalia. If she were a...

Color: deep purple or red

Food: Smoked turkey

Dessert: blackberry pudding

drink: apple cider. Something like that, anyways....

Song: Blow Me Away (Breaking Benjamin), Real World (All American Rejects). Songs with cold realization as a theme....

Fabric: Wool. warm and nice, but sometimes a little itchy and uncomfortable

Place: an open field full of wildflowers

strengths: horse-riding, taking hints, spying, sarcasm, commonsense (except on some rare occasions...)

weaknesses: small spaces, pastries, her closest friends, distrusting people.

loves: horses, accents, roses, dreaming, the smell of freshly baked bread, people's handwriting.

hates: small spaces, the color puce, squash, being bossed around, bratty, spoiled people.

Animal: sigh, you can guess.....


message 38: by [deleted user] (new)

Name: Mitch

If he were a...

Color: Red

Food: He'd be a BLT. Haha. Inside joke with the story he's in.

Dessert: Mint-Chocolate Chip ice cream

drink: Diet Coke

Song: "Red Sam" -Flyleaf, "You're So Vain" -Carly Simon

Fabric: Velvet with a few little shards of glass stuck in the fibers.

Place: Somewhere near a bipolar tiger.

strengths: Singing, almost anything sports-related, compassionate, making people laugh

weaknesses: is afraid of horses, vain, can be really mean when he's mad, concern for family and friends can sometimes cloud his judgement.

loves: Delilah! Basketball, running, red leather, singing, being with friends and family, music.

hates: animals in general, the color yellow, mushrooms, hospitals, pushy people, his lips, people who are unfamiliar with hygiene.

Animal: He'd be some kind of puppy-peacock hybrid.


message 39: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments XDDD epic!

He's afraid of horses? Teehee....


message 40: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 954 comments Name: Etienne. If he Were A...

Color: Orange

Dessert: An oatmeal cookie. LOL. xD

Song: Vanilla Twilight by Owl City

Fabric: Um. Polyester?

Place: Your closet.


message 41: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments my closet? O_O


message 42: by [deleted user] (new)

RedPath ~Enna-girl~ wrote: "XDDD epic!

He's afraid of horses? Teehee...."


He has a very good reason to be afraid of horses.


message 43: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments Does it have to do with petting zoos?


message 44: by [deleted user] (new)

Nope. One fell on top of him.


message 45: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 853 comments I respect his fear now. But I'm just wondering why he was that close to a horse.


message 46: by [deleted user] (new)

He was riding it. It was this weird freak accident.


message 47: by Tesni (last edited Jun 06, 2010 10:06AM) (new)

Tesni (ohmarcello) | 5031 comments Name: Clio. If she was a...

Colour: buttercup yellow.

Food: spaghetti bolognese.

Dessert: a lemon tart.

Song: um...probably "Rambling Man" by Laura Marling- It's all about travelling and what it is to be free.

Fabric: Wool.

Accessory: scarf.

room: an attic

Outdoor environment: a field.

Type of Poem: free verse

Shoe: Converse All-Star.

Animal: a hare.

Drink: lemonade.

Shape: circle.

Instrument: Double bass/contrabass (in the story, she plays it)

Emotion: uncertainty

Facial expression: a frown (I realised how much she frowned in the New New Roleplay)

Fear: fear of failure(forget what it's called)

Hairstyle: just parted in the middle, is all.


message 48: by Isaac (new)

Isaac | 8014 comments Character: Fox

Color: Green

Food: Chocolate

Desert: Fudge

Song: "No One Would Listen" or "The Chair"... I'm not really sure.

Fabric: I don't know....

Accessory: Hat

Room: Bedroom

Outdoor Enviroment: Forest

Type of Poem: I don't know all the different types of poems. XD

Shoe: Cowboy boot

Animal: Dog

Drink: Hot chocolate

Shape: Heart

Instrument: Cello

Emotion: Love/lonliness

Facial expression: Weak smile

Fear: Monophobia- Fear of solitude or being alone

Hairstyle: I don't know....


message 49: by Isaac (new)

Isaac | 8014 comments Talia wrote: "name: Byrne If he were a...

Color: Dark Purple

Food: Blackberries

Desert: Chocolate cake

Song: Clocks by coldplay

Fabric: silk

Accesory: cape

Room: basement

Outdoor: c..."


Yeah, what a sensible fear.


message 50: by Isaac (new)

Isaac | 8014 comments I mean, that fear is so ironic, like "the only rule is there are no rules".


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