Creating Your Villain: An Outline – Splatterpunk Articles

Creating Your Villain: An Outline
Excerpt from Splatterpunk: Philosophy of a Horror Junkie.
© S.B. “LullaDIEs”

The following is meant to be used as a form. Just print this out or write down your answers to build your own personal villain. Even if the information is not used in your story, it will help build a back story, giving your character a more “real” persona.

Name:________________________________________________

Gender: ◻Male ◻Female ◻Not Relevant

Type:
◻Human
◻Alien
Species:_____________________________________________
◻Monster
Type:________________________________________________
◻Paranormal
Type:________________________________________________
◻Technology
Type:________________________________________________
◻Animals
Species:_____________________________________________
◻Natural Disaster
Type:________________________________________________
◻Other
Explain:_____________________________________________

Age:___________________

APPEARANCE –

Weight:__________________________
Height:__________________________
Nationality:_____________________
Skin Tone:_______________________
Facial Shape:____________________
Hair Color:______________________
Hair Style:______________________
Eye Color:_______________________
◻Glasses ◻ Contacts
Scars:___________________________
Tattoos:_________________________
Disabilities:____________________
Style:___________________________

PERSONALITY –

◻Antisocial ◻Bubbly ◻Childish ◻Clean ◻Confident ◻Confrontational ◻Controlling ◻Creative ◻Cunning ◻Depressed ◻Frugal ◻Generous ◻Hyper ◻Irrational ◻Logical ◻Messy ◻Meticulous ◻Obsessive ◻Optimistic ◻Passive ◻Responsible ◻Self Controlled ◻Selfish ◻Social ◻Spiritual ◻Spontaneous ◻Truthful ◻Other: ___________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

Psychopathic Disorders: _______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

BACKGROUND –

Education:_______________________________________________________________________________

Skills and Talents:_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

Habits: ◻Smoker ◻Drinker ◻Gambler ◻Drug Addict ◻Nervous Tendencies
◻Other_________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Hobbies:_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Fears:_________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

RELATIONSHIPS –

Relationship Building Skills:◻Good ◻Bad ◻Nonexistent

Mom:___________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Dad:___________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Siblings:________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Spouse:________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Children:_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Grandma:________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Grandpa:________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Friends:_________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

Notable Past Experiences That Changed The Character As A Person: _______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

Why is your villain attacking? Is this mindless rage, or is there a goal?_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

Who is your villains primary target? _______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

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