By Victoria Lynn Schmidt
Develop compelling personality arcs utilizing the facility of myth!
In the easiest novels, characters suffer dramatic alterations that retain readers turning pages. A Writer's advisor to Characterization exhibits you ways to strengthen such significant personality arcs on your personal work--stories of transformation that might resonate with readers lengthy after the tale ends.
In this complete consultant, writer Victoria Lynn Schmidt examines cross-cultural archetypes to demonstrate how they could make your paintings extra strong and compelling. Plus, you will how you can draw from Jungian psychology so as to add complexity and believability on your characters.
Schmidt additionally provides:
- 40 classes on personality improvement (with examples from recognized movies and novels) so you might follow on your personal work
- Questionnaires and workouts that will help you decide on female and male archetypes and adapt them on your story
- 15 vintage animal archetypes (including the coyote, snake, tiger, and butterfly) you should use to construct convincing personality profiles
With A Writer's advisor to Characterization, you should have the knowledge you must infuse the advance of your characters with drama and authenticity.
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A Writer's Guide to Characterization: Archetypes, Heroic Journeys, and Other Elements of Dynamic Character Development by Victoria Lynn Schmidt