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Create Complex Characters

How do you create a main character readers won't forget? How do you write a book in multiple-third-person point of view without confusing your readers (or yourself)? How do you plant essential information about a character's past into a story?

Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by award-winning author Nancy Kress answers all of these questions and more This accessible book is filled with interactive exercises and valuable advice that teaches you how to:

Choose and execute the best point of view for your story

Create three-dimensional and believable characters

Develop your characters' emotions

Create realistic love, fight, and death scenes

Use frustration to motivate your characters and drive your story

With dozens of excerpts from some of today's most popular writers, Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint provides you with the techniques you need to create characters and stories sure to linger in the hearts and minds of agents, editors, and readers long after they've finished your book.

Synopsis:

Each chapter is filled with examples drawn from the work of successful writers and action-and-results exercises that help readers take their lessons to the keyboard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582973166
Author:
Kress, Nancy
Publisher:
Writer's Digest Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
Characters and characteristics in literature
Subject:
Fiction -- Technique.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
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Series:
Write Great Fiction Series
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
231
Dimensions:
9.18x6.06x.69 in. .90 lbs.

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