How do authors create characters?

The answer is that writers develop characters through a variety of techniques: narration, dialogue, interaction with other characters, interaction with setting, and characters‘ thoughts.

How do you create a main character?

5 Tips for Writing a Main Character
  1. Establish where they came from.
  2. Figure out where they’re going.
  3. Make them believable characters.
  4. Have them interact with supporting characters.
  5. Give them an internal monologue.

How do you write a badass character?

The most straightforward way to write a genuinely badass character is to first focus on their actions and reactions to outside stimuli and situations that we the audience would likely react to in a certain way, or not react at all, and have that character do the very opposite. A jerk boss that continues to tell us off.
  • A little girl has been looking for her lost dog.
  • Kevin has worked very hard to try out for the soccer team at school.
  • Mary’s parents have been discussing whether or not to move to another state.
  • Lois has performed in the state gymnastics finals.
  • The school’s football team is down by three points in the fourth quarter.