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"Creating Characters: How to Build Story People"
by Dwight V. Swain
Writer's Digest Books, 1990
$14.99 (less 20% disc.)*
Table of Contents
ONE/The Core of Character
TWO/Searching Out Your Characters
FIVE/The World Within: 1
SIX/The World Within: 2
SEVEN/The Breath of Life
TEN/The Role of Roles
ELEVEN/The Light Touch
TWELVE/The Right Words
THIRTEEN/The Things They Say
FOURTEEN/Variations on a Theme
FIFTEEN/The Character out of Time
SIXTEEN/The Dynamics of Disbelief
SEVENTEEN/The Search for Zest
SYNOPSIS:Compelling characters are the key to any successful story. You can create them yourself by following the blueprint in this book. Learn how to flesh out your characters, reveal their emotions and motivate them. Whether a rogue or royalty, charmer or cad, you can make your characters fit their roles. And when you have believable characters, you have the power to make the reader care.
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