This tutorial is meant for anyone who wishes to avoid cheesy OC's, which includes Mary-Sues, the originality of your character, and what to avoid while distributing personality throughout your OC. Remember, OC's are supposed to be fun to make, so you shouldn't have to feel oblidged to avoid making them cheesy. However, if you wish to better your OC, than let's get started!
Before I get on with this tutorial, it's best if you actually know the main thing to avoid... Mary-Sues and it's male version. For those of you who do not know what a Mary sue is, a mary-sue is an OC that is deemed as perfect in about everyway you could think of, and dosen't have any faults, AT ALL! One could also be described as an exact copy of a person...an improved version. Now, there is a difference between making a character of yourself and making it seem perfect (perfecting yourself basically) and creating a different version of yourself. My example is wit