Reference - Write Your Novel In A Year - Week 3 Must-Have Scenes That Reveal Character - Writers Write
Great ideas! I do believe the physical appearance of the character is too important to leave out (I hate it when writers "leave it to the imagination." No, I want to definitively know what the character looks like!) But the "I woke up and looked in the mirror" trope gets old fast.
How to write a book series
Hmm, it's a good basic list. I have the hardest time writing relationships of any type, my characters never touch each other because of this, so this is good to keep in mind.