How to Write an Interesting Dungeons and Dragons Character

Create a background that your DM will actually read and use in your next game.

Illustration. A young red Tiefling brandashes a wooden sword at two Human children from atop a barrel in a shipyard.
Maybe your character has dreamed of adventures since they were a child. Who knows? Maybe they’re still a child. Via Wizards of the Coast.

Are you gearing up to make a new D&D character, but scared that they won’t be interesting enough? Are you having trouble telling a good background story for an awesome character concept? Have you written a massive backstory only to…

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Cat Webling

Cat Webling

Hello! I’m Cat, author and amateur fandom historian based out of Kansas. I write about literature, theater, gaming, and fandom. Personal work: catwebling.com.