I think I know my main character. He is someone that I can see in my mind, I know the sound of his voice, the way he laughs, who he loves and hates, and what his hobbies and interests are. I know my other characters in a similar manner, but my MC is the most important. But I don't think I know him well enough yet. I've always heard that it's best to form really good characters and let them tell the story. But in all honesty...I don't know if my character's actually doing that. I think he is, but then I find myself stuck in a lot of places in my story. I've done a lot of things to get to know him better. I've answered various character formation questionnaires, but the answers aren't very compelling. I don't look at them and say, "Wow - that's the ONLY possible thing he could say!" ...but I don't do this with people I know in real life, either. I've also had conversations through him with other characters, trying to flush out unknown points of his character. I've thought of him in detail - everything from what kind of car he drives to how he combs his hair and what kind of clothes he likes to wear. I've even looked up his horoscope personality, as a Sagittarius - because that personality is closest to my MC - and it's helping, as strange as it sounds. But I still am not 100% convinced that I know this guy, inside and out. My other characters? In the bag. But this character is still a bit of a mystery. What he would say in response to others, why he would say those things. When I'm writing, I just write whatever comes in my head, whether it's something a personality like my MC would actually say. I know this is a mistake in the making, but if I were to sit there and try to think in his head, I'd be at a loss. He's complex, he's a guy (and I'm not), and he's much older than I am. I know someone something similar to my MC in real life, but not 100% the same. Would it be awful to describe him and get some feedback? I don't want to seem lazy, but I've really worked on this guy and I'm not getting what I need to know. Or is it possible for characters to reveal themselves to their creator as the story progresses?