Here is the character sketch on my male MC – Troy Anderson.
Role in Story: Miranda childhood best friend and love interest in college.
Physical Description: 6’2, 200 pounds, quarterback for the UT Longhorns. Dirty blonde, shaggy hair, athletic build, vivid green eyes and beautiful hands.
Habits/Mannerisms: Polite, well mannered guy. Treats women very well. Focused on his craft, drama turns him off, and he sees the good in people, first. He doesn’t handle conflict well, as avoids it.
Background: He red shirted his first year and in his sophomore year, he is the back up quarterback and gets to play a few games when starting quarterback get’s injured. Highly recruited in high school and everyone expects him to go to the NFL. He isn’t close to his family and his friends are his family. He has an older half brother, but they haven’t seen each other in years.
Internal Conflicts: Living up to expectations
External Conflicts: Get Miranda to give them a chance and forgive him for not protecting her when they were kids.
My favorite Quote: “Well, it just makes sense.” He rubbed his lips against mine. “We’re supposed to be together.”
What do you think of my male MC? Do you do character sketches?
13 thoughts on “T – Troy Anderson”
I saw your post pop up and thought “Troy Anderson! I went to school with that guy!” Actually not and the name just reminded me of a name of someone I went to school with.
You did good. I’ve never done a character sketch but I should. I’m lousy at that sort of thing.
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Thanks Lee. I went to school with a Scott Anderson. haha Troy is my little tribute to my favorite QB, Mr. Aikman.
He sounds like quite the hunk.
I’ve never done a character sketch before…your main character sounds like a really good guy.
Thanks Millie. He isn’t perfect, but he’s good to her.
Football player! Very cool.
I love football, but I think I want to write about a hockey player next. Go Stars!!!!
WOW!! I want to read your book now. 🙂 I want to see why Troy has to apologize for what happen to Miranda.
WOW!! Thanks so much Stephanie. 🙂
A good character sketch. I always do a character ‘profile’ which has similar information to what you have highlighted, plus, I have date of birth, likes, dislikes, favourite foods, car, etc.
I must know the lead male and female before I can start the story properly. My secondary characters have a profile too, but only so that I can make quick reference.
I just gave you guys the fun parts. The original sketch was a lot more extensive.
Love seeing how you profile your character. I do something similar but your template gave me an idea that I am going to add to mine… thank you!
Hi Laurel. Thanks for stopping by. Happy to help.