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Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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: Letting Your Story Speak
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Beyond Dick and Jane: Over 365 Questions to Help You Create Unforgettable Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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!
From Experience to Innocence: The Zen in Hemingway's Heroes
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This particular look at the development of Hemingway's heroes from the perspective of Zen thought is part of our Continuing Education Series, which hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, stories and essays.
Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.5
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature
A conversation about characters in our writings, and why there are some Good Things we might be wise to observe when we create our actors in our stories...
Nuggets of Writing Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A compilation of essays and articles on the craft of writing for writers at any stage of their career.
Terranautics 101: the Basics for Navigating an Uncertain Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Aeronautics, Astronautics, and now Terranautics. Everyone knows the first two. The third, though, may be the most important of all: the art of navigating the future here on Earth.
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance is a writer's guide to developing more in-depth, intriguing, and well-rounded characters with its focus on appearances.