character development questions: answer all these questions and you should have a fully developed character for your audience to connect with. a strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.
The Ultimate Character Questionnaire. A character questionnaire can be a great way to inspire a bit (or a lot) more detail about your characters. This list has been compiled from various sources around the net and in books and also our own brains.
Plot twist: his attempts succeed, but the girl turns 35 and refuses to marry him for whatever reason (figures it out, just goes back on the promise because she doesn't love him that way/ decides she doesn't need a man to make her life worthwhile, etc)