123 Ideas for Character Flaws - Writers Write When you're creating characters for novels, short stories, comics, and games, you have to make sure they have flaws. Nobody is interested in perfect people. They tend to be boring.
Seven Fundamental Fears: "The fear may be a terror of some specific bad experience happening again, or it could be more of a dread of some awful thing which is always threatening to get worse. Either way, it becomes the adult personality’s deeply held sense of insecurity."