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Nov 01, 2014
| ISBN 9781599638768
Oct 03, 2014
| ISBN 9781599638805
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Nov 01, 2014 | ISBN 9781599638768
Oct 03, 2014 | ISBN 9781599638805
Create characters that leap off the page–and into readers’ hearts!Populating your fiction with authentic, vivid characters is a surefire way to captivate your readers from the first sentence to the last. Whether you’re writing a series, novel, short story, or flash fiction, Creating Characters is an invaluable guide to bringing your fictional cast to life.This book is a comprehensive reference to every stage of character development. You’ll find timely advice and helpful instruction from best-selling authors like Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Sims, Orson Scott Card, Chuck Wendig, Hallie Ephron, Donald Maass, and James Scott Bell. They’ll show you how to: • Effectively introduce your characters • Build a believable protagonist • Develop strong anti-heroes and compelling villains • Juggle multiple points of view without missing a beat • Craft authentic dialogue that propels the story forward • Motivate your characters with powerful objectives and a believable conflict • Show dynamic character development over the course of a story No matter what your genre, Creating Characters gives you the tools necessary to create realistic, fascinating characters that your readers will root for and remember long after they’ve finished the story.
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