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So you want to make an OC?: A Masterpost of Ways to Create, Develop, and Make Good OCs!
i made this masterpost in hopes that it helps you in making your own OCs ah;; it can also apply to developing RP characters i suppose! if you’d like to add more resources then go for it sugar pea (´ヮ`)!
How to Write Better OCs:
- basic tips on how to make your oc even better
- tragic backstory? learn how to write one/make yours great
- writing specific characters
- a wordier, great guide on how to develop your character
- kick out those vague descriptions and make them AWESOME
- how to actually make an OC
- Q&A (to develop characters)
- more Q&As
- giving your character a backstory
- how to write an attractive character
- adding more racial diversity
- avoiding tokenism, AKA, how to add diversity to your cast not just because you “need” it
- writing sexuality and gender expression (doesnt include non binary, if you have a good ref to that, please add on!)
- masterpost on writing more diversity into your story
- cultures of the world
- guides to drawing different ethnicities (not just a great art reference, but also really helpful in appearance descriptions!)
Mary Sue/Gary Stu
- Test to see if your character is a Sue
- Explains subdivisions of Sues/Stus
- Powerful Characters Don’t Have to Be Sues
- villain generator
- need an evil sounding name for your evil character? bam
- villain archetypes
- what’s your villain’s motive for being a villain?
- character perceptions (What your character thinks of themselves and what others think of them)
- how to write strong relationships between two characters
- 8 ways to write better characters and develop their relationships with others
- OCxLove Interest Handbook
- develop your couple with good ol’ Q&A!
- how to write realistic relationships
- how to write relatives for your characters (this is more OC related to a canon character, but will help in writing family members in general)
- 12 common archetypes
- 8 archetypes for male/female characters
- female archetypes (goes pretty indepth from two main categories)
- a list of archetypes
- tips for better design
- basic appearance generator
- pinterest board for character design (includes NSFW and images of skeletons/exposed muscle (?) so tread carefully!)
- clothing ref masterpost
- give your character better powers
- a list of professions
- proactive vs reactive characters
- positive and negative traits
- interest generator
- skills generator
- motivation generator
- 123 ideas for character flaws
- list of phobias
again, this is to help inspire you or help establish your OCs! i hope you get a lot of info and help from this ahh ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ
how elton john runs from the police
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I swear this is one of the best posts on tumblr
Hiatus means it’s time to do very stupid things with no regret.
DON’T SNEAK UP ON ME AND TRY TO SCARE ME
DON’T CLAP YOUR HANDS IN MY FACE OR SLAM DOORS TO SEE IF I’LL FLINCH
DON’T LAUGH AT ME OR MAKE JOKES IF I DO FLINCH AT SOMETHING
DON’T GRAB MY SHOULDER TO GET MY ATTENTION IF I DON’T KNOW YOU’RE THERE
DON’T DO IT
DON’T DO IT
DON’T DO IT
If you ever see me with a shirt on of a show, movie or whatever on it that you love too
you have the right to sit your ass down in front of me and start talking
my public representation of my fandoms is an invitation to come and talk to me about it
If you get a FANMAIL LOOKING LIKE THIS, with a tinyurl.com link, DON’T CLICK ON IT.
It will redirect you to a fake Tumblr log-in page, and if you introduce your password and email there, YOUR BLOG WILL GET HACKED.
PLEASE REBLOG THIS TO SPREAD THE WORD AROUND!!
These messages have been going around for the past few days and some people lost their blogs because of them!! Please be careful!!
I GOT IT AND I CLICKED THE LINK THANK GOD I DIDN’T LOG IN WHEW! REBLOG PLEASE!!
OMG I GOT ONE TODAY BUT FORTUNATELY I DIDN’T OPEN IT
I WAS SO CLOSE TO LOGGING IN HOLY FUCK
Me too omg thank you guys
i’ve been feeling rly sluggish and a little down, so just to motivate myself and remind myself
Please keep this circulating. Cops are getting more and more brazen, know your rights!
This is the truth of my life. Reality is so very… unextraordinary. Who would choose to live there?