Saturday, January 11, 2014

Countdown to Release, Part 3 Getting to Know You

We're now less than a week away from release. So hard to believe! Today I'll introduce you to some of the characters and give a few brief facts about each of them.

Jen MacLellan

Age: 21
Occupation: Mortician
Physical Characteristics: brown hair, brown eyes, fair skin
Personality, Traits & interests: kind; responsible; levelheaded in most situations; unafraid to speak her mind; stubborn; fiercely loyal to friends and family; driven by a need to protect those close to her; prefers staying in and relaxing with a good book or movie to a night out on the town
Flaws: doesn’t stick up for herself; takes on more responsibility than she can handle; often sticks with the ‘safe’ choice rather than taking a risk

Random Facts: Jen comes across as reserved and serious at first, but she actually has a pretty wicked sense of humor.

Jack Norris

Age: 22
Occupation: Musician
Physical Characteristics: blue hair, blue eyes, tattoos
Personality, Traits & Interests: friendly; outgoing; likes to tease and joke around; likes to be the center of attention; loyal to his friends; lives and breathes music; always seems happy; passionate about the things he loves and hates; loves to party; won't back down from a fight, but he doesn't neccessesarily go looking for it
Flaws: doesn’t think before he speaks or acts; prone to reckless, irresponsible behavior
Random Facts: Jack was a child prodigy on the piano and played major venues at the age of six

PJ Bradford (Jen’s best friend)

Age: 22
Occupation: Artist/Painter
Physical Characteristics: pixie cut blonde hair, blue eyes, very petite, some tattoos
Personality, Traits & Interests: outspoken; caring; comfortable in most any situation; loves all things occult; dry, ironic sense of humor; open minded;very intuitive 
Flaws: doesn’t self-censor and can come across as cruel without meaning to; doesn’t fully trust anyone and hides things about herself from close friends
Random Fact: PJ's family first settled in New England in the 1600’s and one of her ancestors was tried as a witch

Ethan MacLellan (Jen’s cousin)

Age: 19
Occupation: College student, part time mortician’s assistant
Physical Characteristics: Wild curly reddish brown hair, green eyes, glasses
Personality, Traits & Interests: wise-ass; enjoys causing trouble; loves all things zombie; watches lots of anime; practical joker; highly intelligent
Flaws: He’s always pushing boundaries and isn’t very good at judging when to back off, reckless driver
Random Fact: He’s harbored a secret crush on PJ for years

Ashton Norris (Jack’s brother)
Age: 29
Occupation: Freelance writer, manages Jack’s band
Physical Characteristics: shoulder length black hair, blue eyes, glasses
Personality, Traits & Interests: Driven to succeed; charming; very detail oriented; focused; responsible; looks out for his younger brother; loves music but lacks musical talent; wants to bring Jack’s band to the next level
Flaws: He’s so driven that he can be ruthless in the decisions he makes—he doesn’t care who gets hurt, as long as he achieves his goal; sometimes he tries to control Jack a little too much
Random Fact: Ashton is such a smooth talker that people don’t always realized when they’ve been conned

Merry Thomlinson

Age: 24
Occupation: Musician
Physical Characteristics: Betty Page style hair that she dyes different colors, brown eyes, tattoos
Personality, Traits & Interests: loud; outgoing; talented stage performer; will do whatever she can to get what she wants; loves to party and socialize; passionate about music
Flaws: obsessed with Jack to the point that she misinterprets any attention he gives her as romantic interest; doesn’t respect boundaries
Random Fact: you don’t want her as an enemy

Drew MacLellan (Jen’s brother)

Age: 16
Occupation: high school student
Characteristics: Brown hair, brown eyes, stocky build
Personality, traits & interests: rebellious; loves music; wants to fit in; aspiring professional musician; quiet; stoic facade
Flaws: doesn't think about consequences for his actions
Random Fact: despite frequent clashes with his older sister, he actually loves her and would do anything to keep her from getting hurt

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