Alright, it seem to be very popular on here for people to write about "How-To" on creating original characters either for fan fictions/fandom universes and/or original stories. Granted, I've stepped out of the fan fiction scene for a while to help others in their writing and various other reasons but I feel that I should explain how I make my own OCs and how I outline my overall stories for them. I'm open to criticism and/or suggestions on perfecting this but I'm only going to dignify constructive criticism with a response. Get ready for a long tutorial here because I got a lot to say.
Alright, the textbook definition of a Mary Sue/Gary
Your character is in a stable relationship of some description (if they are not in a relationship in the canon of your story, assume this hypothetically). Your character discovers that their partner has been cheating on them. How does your character react?
(Ideas: Does your character panic or assume it was a misunderstanding? Will their feelings change as they "cool off"? Will they storm out without a backwards glance or seek resolution? Would they forgive their partner?)
Does your character hold any religious or otherwise existential beliefs? If so, what inspired them to hold those beliefs? If not, why?
If you asked your character what hi
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