Creating A Believable OCHow to Create a Believable Character (And Romance) for Any FandomCreating A Believable OC4 years ago in Writing More Like This
You know, the more and more fanfiction I read, the more bashing of original characters I see.
And you know, I hate to admit it, but I can totally see why. Most original characters are flat, boring, perfect, and sometimes even a cardboard copy of a canon character.
To be honest, I've been creating original characters since I started watching and reading anime and manga. I've created some Sues, and I've later created really good characters. There have been countless topics on the subject, but I believe that this little guide will help a few new writers in the making or maybe some old ones.
Also, please don't take this as law or anything. This is just my way of doing things and I've found that it works well for ME. Take from this what you will.
Part I: Where Will Your Character Fit In The Universe?
Okay, so you want to create a character for your fandom? Maybe you want an evil wizard to take Voldemort's place