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
One of the questions that got asked a lot on the decorating message board I used to hang out on was "How high should a chair rail be?" The well-meant responses were all over the place, but this picture provides the correct answer: as high as the back of of the chairs. From W. H. Pyne's "The History of the Royal Residences", 1819. --MV.