Gotham Character Questionnaire. This questionnaire is found in Gotham Writers Workshop's Writing Fiction. You might start with questions that address the basics about a character: What is your characters name? Does the character have a nickname? What is your characters hair color? Eye color?
Oct 15, 2004 · Which is why the people in our stories are often talking heads, our version of what accomplished fiction writers dismiss as “cardboard characters.” Mark Flint, a freelance writer, once created a stir on WriterL, Jon Franklin’s literary-journalism listserv, with a checklist useful for character-building.