Hello everyone! I’m back with some more character stuff, this time a list of secrets. I find that secrets can really build the tension and mood in a story, so I hope these are helpful to you!
Maybe your character(s) . . .
1) Has an illegitimate child
2) Is seriously ill (physically or mentally)
3) Is having an affair with a villain
4) Is related to a major villain
5) Has a criminal record
6) Resents his/her spouse
7) Is terrified of being alone
8) Hates the king/ruler, etc.
9) Was/is abused
10) Is addicted to something
11) Is being blackmailed
12) Is blackmailing someone else
13) Only married their spouse for money
14) Doesn’t trust anyone
15) Doesn’t go by their real name
16) Hates one aspect of another character’s personality
17) Has an eating disorder
18) Is adopted
19) Wishes a family member was dead
20) Is terrified of thunder and lightning
21) Will do almost anything to make others happy
22) Is deaf in one ear (and ashamed of it)
23) Blames themselves for the death of a loved one
24) Speaks several languages
25) Has an imaginary friend
Again, thanks for reading! I hope these were helpful for you!
Give a main character an unusual pet. (This could be a real or mythical animal — it’s up to you.)