Books tagged: writing characters

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How to Handle Characters
Series: A Writer's Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book covers the elements needed to portray well-rounded, dynamic characters who are ripe to change and grow during the course of your story. Topics covered include points of view, main characters, secondary characters, protagonists, antagonists, window characters, and foil characters as well as how to choose character goals and decide on character traits.
Writer’s Guide to Military Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Former soldier and Desert Storm veteran Linda Maye Adams walks step-by-step to help the civilian fiction writer understand how military culture works. From enlistment to war, this book takes you on a tour of what it’s like to be a soldier without having to go through basic training yourself.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: Build a Problem/Decision Arc in Your Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Show Don't Tell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A picture is worth a thousand words, but so much more when the picture is an abstract one instead of a description with no wiggle room. That wiggle room is the gap that keeps readers engaged in your story. This book will show you a way to keep your book fresh, intriguing, and most important of all not boring, By bringing together internal, and external voices!!
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Klick shows writers, through the use of a clever fable, new insights on how the archetypal story pattern works in each act of a screenplay. An ideal tool for developing any story, treatment or novel.
Deep Characterization
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Deep Characterization explores the difference between characters created to act out a story for an audience and characters created to act out a writer's internal dramas. A story written for an audience is a promise to take that audience on a story journey; a story written for the writer's own needs is a promise to transport him or her to the fulfillment of personal needs.