Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint

Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint

Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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Contents: What do readers want?
Types of characters : assembling your cast
Introducing characters : first impressions count
The genuine self : what is she really like?
The motivationally complicated character : but I'm a mess inside
Showing change in tour characters : if I knew then what I know now
Protagonists in genre fiction : from lovers to starship captains
The humorous character : all bets are off
Talking about emotion : dialogue and thoughts
Emotion suggested : using metaphor, symbol, and sensory details to convey feeling
Special cases of emotion : loving, fighting, and dying
Frustration : the most useful emoting in fiction
Point of view : I saw it with my own eyes
Third person :see Dick run
Omniscient point of view : playing God
Putting it all together : the fourth persona
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 808.3 K PBK
Characteristics: 231 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781582973166


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