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Ultimate Character Builder

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"How do I build a character that is interesting and realistic?"

The most memorable stories always have characters that are easy to connect with and feel real.

But building such characters for your story can be hard.

👉 It doesn’t have to be!

With the Ultimate Character Builder, you can easily create well-rounded characters that are believable and interesting. This Notion template will help you develop your characters through a 9-step guide, hundreds of attributes to choose from, and a comprehensive questionnaire.

Stop struggling with developing your characters on your own. The Ultimate Character Builder will give you everything you need to create amazing characters that are realistic and inspiring.

"I’m a screenwriter from Germany developing a new series and, well, was procrastinating. Then I found this template and I love it."

Murmel Clausen | Ultimate Character Builder user as of Dec. 9, 2022

What you'll be able to do with the Ultimate Character Builder:

✅ Bring characters to life in a way that feels real and authentic to your audience.

✅ Organize the things that make all your characters unique.

✅ Uncover hidden aspects of your character you never thought of before.

What's included in this Template:

9-step Character Building Guide

Build your characters with a comprehensive 9-step guide and template. This template will help in developing your characters through:

  1. Choosing an Archetype
  2. Choosing an Enneagram
  3. Creating an interesting Goal/Want
  4. Developing their Lie
  5. Choosing Positive Character Traits
  6. Choosing Negative Character Traits
  7. Developing their Ghost/Wound
  8. Choosing their Needs
  9. Choosing their Values

Step 3 of the Guide: Creating an Interesting Goal/Want

Character Profile Template

By building your character in the 9-step guide, you can then organize everything else about them in a pre-made Character Profile template.

Character Questionnaire

Really dive in deep with your character by answering hard-hitting questions from a list of 175 character development questions.

Powerful Databases

You'll have tools to develop amazing characters in this Notion template by choosing character attributes from seven different databases. Choose from lists of:

  • 88 Character Archetypes
  • 9 Character Enneagrams
  • 57 Values
  • 69 Needs
  • 99 Positive Traits
  • 106 Negative Traits
  • 81 Emotions (automatically rolled up based on traits)

Select attributes for your character by simply dragging and dropping from pre-made attribute lists.

Build your world while building your characters

Check out StoryFlint's World Building Bible with this Ultimate Character Builder built-in and already integrated.

Purchase the Ultimate Character Builder now to start building amazing characters right away!


How was this template built?

This template was built in the web app Notion. To learn about the thought and reasoning behind the making of the template -> read this article.

How do I use this template?

Once you purchase this template you will be able to duplicate the whole thing to store it on your own Notion workspace. Then follow the instructions to create a new character and the guide, questionnaire, and character profile will populate for you to start building.

Can I use this template for more than one character?

Of course! This template allows you to create an infinite amount of characters all stored in a nice little database on your own workspace for you to look back on and keep organized. Every new character you create in the character database automatically creates a blank guide, questionnaire, and character profile for you to fill out.

Do I have to pay to use Notion?

Notion's personal plan is completely free and you get unlimited blocks and pages with it. That means this Ultimate Character Builder template can be used by any free Notion user. Learn more here.

Before I buy this template, can I learn more about developing characters that'll help me use this?

Of course! StoryFlint has a growing library of articles that can help you learn how to build compelling characters. Check out some of these articles:

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A Notion template that you can duplicate for your workspace.

9-Step Comprehensive Guide to build out each character
175 Character Development Questions for each character
Character Profile
Pre-made template
7 different databases containing hundreds of character attributes to choose from
Resource List
Curated list of resources to supplement your character building
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