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Original Characters


15 per package - Virtual OK - Posted Jan 29, 2022

Are you a writer whose side characters are looking a little one-note, and need more fleshed-out personalities and backstories? Are you an RPer or tabletop gamer who loves to play your game of choice, but doesn't enjoy the character creation part? Do you feel like you struggle coming up with unique characters and always end up using the same tropes over and over?

Lucky for you, I LOVE developing characters. It's probably my favorite part of both writing and RP. I tend to end up with more characters than I can actually do anything with. All you need to do is tell me what kind of character you need and what setting/game system they'll belong in, and I'll do the rest!


𝐵𝒶𝓈𝒾𝒸 𝒞𝒽𝒶𝓇𝒶𝒸𝓉𝑒𝓇【15】
With the basic package, I'll send you your character's name, age, physical description, a few key backstory details, and a brief outline of their quirks and personality traits. I may also end up throwing extra details in if I'm feeling inspired, or if there are any specific details you want to make sure I include, let me know!

𝐼𝓂𝒶𝑔𝑒 𝒜𝒹𝒹-𝒪𝓃 【+5】
With this add-on, I'll also find your choice of either:
a) One piece of artwork that matches your character's description and can be used as a profile picture or character sheet image.*
b) A celebrity faceclaim who matches your character's description and has many high-quality images available on the internet to use as profile and blog pictures.

*Note that I will always credit the artist when possible and will bias towards creditable art, but this information can sometimes be difficult or impossible to find. You should always assume that your character art is for personal use only if you're not sure about the creator or their usage policy.

𝒮𝓉𝒶𝓉𝓈 𝒜𝒹𝒹-𝒪𝓃 【+10】
I'll stat out your character and fill in a full character sheet for your TTRPG of choice. If you need your character to be a specific class, race, or level, let me know, or I can choose for you. You may also need to provide me your system's rules for character creation if it's not one that I've used before or easy to locate online.

𝑅𝒾𝒹𝒾𝒸𝓊𝓁𝑜𝓊𝓈𝓁𝓎 𝒟𝑒𝓉𝒶𝒾𝓁𝑒𝒹 𝒜𝒹𝒹-𝒪𝓃【+15】
In addition to the basic description, I will provide a list of 100+ details about your character, such as how they take their coffee, their childhood ambitions, their stress coping mechanisms, their allergies, their sign/mbti/enneagram, their pet peeves, favorite food, etc, etc, etc. The exact list will vary depending on what makes sense for the setting, but rest assured it will be a LOT. Probably more than you want or need.

𝒩𝒶𝓇𝓇𝒶𝓉𝒾𝓋𝑒 𝒜𝒹𝒹-𝒪𝓃【+20】
I'll write a brief (4-5 paragraphs) scene from your character's backstory. It can be in your choice of first- or third-person perspective, and feature a moment of your choice or just a generally significant or interesting moment in their life.

𝒜𝒹𝑜𝓅𝓉-𝒶-𝒞𝒽𝒶𝓇𝒶𝒸𝓉𝑒𝓇【Pay-It-Forward ↠】
Remember when I said I've made more characters than I know what to do with? It would be so sad if they were just left to gather dust! Request a character adoption, and I'll send you the same basic character package, but for a character I've already developed but never ended up using for one reason or another. All I ask is that you let me know what they get up to in their shiny new adventure!

Training & Qualifications

I've been a writer basically my entire life and an RPG gamer nearly that long. I'm well-versed in fantasy, scifi, horror, historical, and modern settings. I treat even the most minor of characters as unique, complex individuals with entire lives of their own beyond the main story. Basically, this shit is my jam.

Availability & Preferences

You'll probably get your character in about a week, maybe a little less for a basic or adopted character, little more for a super detailed character or one that includes a written scene.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Ellen

Ariane received package of Original Characters from Ellen
Apr 13, 2023
Ellen has such a unique talent! She gave me two characters' descriptions with the little juicy details I needed to know how these characters will reac...t in my story. She was super friendly too. Thanks Ellen! I'll be back for more
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Jul 02, 2022
She did a wonderful job, and was very quick about it too~
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Apr 21, 2021
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Inactive User received hour of Personalized Spotify Playlist from Ellen
Jun 14, 2020
Thank you Ellen! I'm going to request more playlists for sure.
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Inactive User received unit of Photo Retouching from Ellen
Jun 08, 2020
This woman can artistically read my soul I swear!
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Inactive User received unit of Photo Retouching from Ellen
Jun 04, 2020
Awesome work as always! this lady is the bomb!
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May 18, 2020
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May 06, 2020
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Frank received unit of Photo Retouching from Ellen
Apr 14, 2020
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About Ellen Walsh

I'm a technical writer who also runs a business making nerdy and fandom-themed perfumes. I enjoy creative writing, tabletop games, jigsaw puzzles, and baking.

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