Character spider


This Word document allows you to keep track of all your characters and their relationships.


Character spider

The character spider
The keeps track of your characters, their attributes and relationships.
(pre-filled as an example, but everything can be edited)
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The size or colour of the circles can emphasise the importance of the character. Usually a single protagonist, a cluster of main characters around them and minor characters in smaller circles on the edge of the spider.

All colours are editable (as indicated).
Any circle, when clicked on, can be enlarged or moved.
The connecting lines (or relationships) can be edited, moved and rotated.
All elements were created with the ‘insert shape’ option and turned into text boxes.