How to create a fan OCWhen creating an OC for a certain universe (Bleach, KHR, Naruto etc.) you have to match your OC to it but also be original. But the problem is: How can I create an original but believable character for this universe?How to create a fan OC4 years ago in Other More Like This
The first question I ask myself is „Why do I create an OC? „
This is a very important question indeed. It can help me to start off when creating.
Should the OC belong only to the universe or to a certain group too? Do I create it for roleplaying or writing fan fictions?
Aspect one is the „aim“!
When I answered the first question I go on wondering what I can do.
If I want an OC for roleplaying but can't roleplay male or am not interested in trying anyway then why should I create a male OC?
Aspect two is „function“!
Now the real thing starts. Get your favorite episode/chapter and go! Learn all the information about the universe given. Yeah, I know. You'll say: „Why? I know everything about it!“
Sure, but y
CharacterizationCharacterization--the Unmary-Sue UnGary-StuCharacterization5 years ago in Writing More Like This
1. Pick a flaw or a quirk FIRST.
- A vegetarian that eats chickens because Chickens are stupid and so they don't count.
- An Animal activist that loves animals to death, but ends up loving to eat meat.
- A person that is all anti-prostitute against Johns and ends up with one himself (real one).
- A punk that loves fluffy animals.
- A biker chick that goes crazy over plushies.
Quirks are made up of contrasting traits that you would expect to co-exist together. For example, someone phobic of touch--you wouldn't expect them to fall in love with the upbeat girl that hugs everyone. Quirks add dimension and are quick ways to characterize in a short amount of time.
One quirk of mine is that I organize like a fiend on my computer and I'm anal about grammar, but when it comes to cleaning physical space, I suck at it.
In Hotaru no Hikari, the quirk is that a girl that works, really, really hard, is a workaholic in the real wor