Creating a Non-Human Creepypasta OC for DummiesCreating a Non-Human Creepypasta OC for DummiesCreating a Non-Human Creepypasta OC for Dummies2 years ago in Other More Like This
Alright, we’re back for round two on making a pasta OC. In my initial guide (which you can read in the link below) I tried to provide the foundations for making a good pasta OC. Assuming that the foundations to the building were for a house so your pastas had someplace nice to live in, let’s add a backyard pool and a second floor to that house. By which I mean let’s talk about an important aspect of making characters interesting as well as making interesting characters: non-human OCs. Since “non-human” is a pretty broad term, we’ll divide it into three common divisions for creepypastas: daemons, spirits/ghosts, and monsters.
Daemons are my personal preference in that literally every single one of my OCs is at least partially daemonic, but this is more due to the universe I built for my stories than laziness…I hope. Why daemons? Simple: Hell is the ultimate scare in that a lot of people, myself in
How to Avoid Making Your Creepypasta OC a Mary SueHow to Avoid Making Your Creepypasta OC a Mary SueHow to Avoid Making Your Creepypasta OC a Mary Sue2 years ago in Other More Like This
For this part of my continuing series on making a quality OC, we’re going to talk about the most dreaded two words for any serious author: “Mary Sue”, or “Gary Stu” as it’s called for male characters.
What is a Mary Sue? Different people seem to have different definitions but there is one in particular I am familiar with, and the one most often found in creepypasta Mary Sues. This is the type that is basically the author, only cooler, sexier, and always quick with a bad punchline when they kill someone, with more friends than the author does but still oh so tragic and misunderstood. They probably have cat ears and maybe a mask. And they are always way, way overpowered. Oh, and all the male creepypastas are in love with them. You know the type of character I’m talking about.
Now, not every character that has just a few of these traits is a Mary Sue. So don’t jump the gun and throw away a c