Draws 8 tarot cards, each has its own category.
Cards will be completely random, so uprights and reversals are possible.
You can however treat them all as just uprights and go from there.
Inspired by: Mark McElroy & TarotTools.com.
Cards count: 8
1) Appearance (Height, hair, eye colour, skin colour, general impression);
2) Age (In years or a description of apparent age);
3) Visual Signature (Clothes, posture, walk, or distinctive mannerism);
4) Backstory (Trauma, occupation, spirituality, pet peeve);
5) Primary Strength (What could story be solved by?);
6) Critical Flaw (What could progress be impeded by?);
7) Motivator (What does character lack, but long for?;
8) Problem-Solving (How does character react to conflict?).
"I’m a sucker for good characters. An interesting crew of people can keep me hooked even when the story has other weaknesses. This spread will help give your characters depth and intrigue."
Cards count: 6
1) Initial development state. This card, contrasted with the last card, will help determine how the character grows during the events of the story.;
2) Who they are within;
3) Who they are without (or what aspects they show to the world);
4) Greatest strength;
5) Greatest weakness;
6) Final development state. How the character has transformed over the span of the novel..