Further to the notes from the workshop given at the Grass Roots Writers' Gathering, on Writing Fantasy and World building, this is the article and links referred to during the session.
It has been published on the Fantasy Faction website. A great resource for anyone interested in Fantasy, writing, Fantasy books and authors.
Anyhow... for those who may be interested in further researching how to create believable personality traits and characters, here is the article.
|infant -18 months||Hopes||Trust vs. Mistrust||Mother||Can I Trust The World?|
|18 month-3 years||Will||Autonomy vs. Shame & Doubt||Parents||Is It Ok To Be Me?|
|3-6 years||Purpose||Initiative vs. Guilt||Family||Is It Ok For Me To Do, Move and Act?|
|6-12 years||Competence||Industry vs. Inferiority||Neighbors, School||Can I Make It In The World Of People And Things?|
|12-19 years||Fidelity||Identity vs. Role Confusion||Peers, Role Model||Who Am I? What Can I Be?|
|19-40 years||Love||Intimacy vs. Isolation||Friends, Partners||Can I Love?|
|40-65 years||Care||Generativity vs. Stagnation||Household, Workmates||Can I Make My Life Count?|
|65-and on||Wisdom||Ego Integrity vs. Despair||Mankind, My Kind||Is It Ok To Have Been Me?|