The main character for my new project is Amadi. At the beginning of the story she is roughly 13 years old, stealing a flute for her foster sister - the only person who treats her nice. Of course she is caught and gets into deeper trouble from there on. ;-)
This is what she looks like:
I love having a visual at least for my main character. It keeps me focused and also reminds me that those people in my head are real (in a different sense from you and I but real nonetheless).
Have a nice Sunday,