Image from gifs.com. Shot of Mordecai “The Hunter” from Borderlands.
(Optional) Give Them a Subtitle
Perhaps the most subjective step here, I found that giving every character a subtitle, even if it is just for the writer, can help jog your memory of a character without having to read all the details you have written out.
Here are a few examples of subtitles that will help remind you who
- Harry Potter, the Chosen Wizard
- Frodo Baggins, the Ring Bearer
- Darth Vader, the Fallen Destined
- Scooby Doo, the Dog Detective