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Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? takes you from character, using the Enneagram, to plot in one easy to follow roadmap.
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We all aspire to do better and be better. Yet, sometimes, as much as we try, we find ourselves trapped in a prison of yesterday’s sorrows, relentlessly taunted by our past, and dwelling on the saddest words “if only.” If you desire to let go and move from a life of rejection to acceptance, want your todays to exceed your yesterdays, and journey to a brighter future, this book is for you.
A series of worksheets, with samples, for use in the creation of characters, cultures, and settings. Includes an extensive character interview. The Ultimate World Building Book is now available as a paperback and can be ordered online.
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.
Dynamic dialogue can turn an ordinary novel into a delightful read, but dull, uninspired dialogue will cause readers to lose interest and try something else. William Bernhardt explains matching character and dialogue, avoiding dialogue that’s “on-the-nose,” using dialogue to suggest what no one will say aloud, dialogue beats, subtext, and using dialogue to enrich your story and quicken the pace.
Books with characters that jump off the page, grab readers by the throat, and don't let go are unforgettable. But how do you create multi-dimensional characters? The trick is to know the characters as well as you know yourself. This book will help you achieve that with its list of almost 400 questions. As a bonus, you'll find a mountain of tips on creating memorable characters.
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
Live Action Character Development is a new style of character development that drives the conflict, action, and plot. It is not a stand-alone character development process that is isolated from the plot development. This new method discards the old "Frankenstein" checklists that are basically character trivia and not character development. Add this new process to your writing toolbox!