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"Building Believable Characters"by Marc McCutcheon
Writer's Digest Books, 1996
$17.99 (less 30% disc.)*
Table of Contents
Creating Great Characters
Face and Body
Eye Type and Shape
Other Facial Features
Personality Traits Inventory
Selected Diseases, Disorders and Afflictions
Hobbies and Sports
Societies and Associations
Facial Expressions, Body and Vocal Language
Fear and Panic
Disgust and Nausea
Drinking and Drunkeness
Smiles and Grins
Walking, Running and Moving
SYNOPSIS:Characters are what make your book. Even if your plot is simple and your setting is nothing out of the ordinary, give the reader memorable characters and he/she will be taken in. This book will help you create memorable characters by layering them, motivating them, and giving them those specific little traits that distinguish them from every other character you've ever written about. Included is a blank questionnaire for drawing your characters, as well as an extensive thesaurus. You can't think of a bad habit for your hero? You can't put your finger on the nuances of a Type A personality? Is that word on the tip of your tongue for the just the right shade of brown for your heroine's hair? This book will help you create characters that will leap off the pages. Characters that will be truly human beneath the black ink on the paper. This reference is a valuable source for both the contemporary and historical writer.
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