Proust’s questionnaire: 35 questions every character should answer?

Editing_and_Proofreading_Blog_427All your characters in a story need to be believable. As well as having a back story, they all need to have values, principles, likes and dislikes, like the rest of us.

Here is a questionnaire from Proust to check whether your character hangs together.

And if you are going to these lengths, remember that all this sort of thing needs to stay in the background. Don’t use it to pad your story.

Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.


About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
This entry was posted in Resources for authors and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s