Cover of: Dynamic characters | Nancy Kress

Dynamic characters

how to create personalities that keep the reader captivated

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Published by Writer's Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English.

About the Book

In teaching writers the fundamentals of creating characters that will keep their readers spellbound, Kress utilizes dozens of excerpts from well-known fiction, along with enlightening exercises. In this guide, award-winning author Nancy Kress explores the crucial relationship between characterization and plot, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story.In teaching you the fundamentals of creating characters that will keep your readers spellbound, Kress utilizes:Dozens of excerpts from well-known fictionEnlightening exercises to help you build strong characters starting from the outside-inBeginning chapters that focus on the physical elements that comprise a character, providing techniques for using external qualities to reflect personalityBuilding skill upon skill, you blend these qualities with emotional and mental characterization, forming muti-dimensional characters that initiate exciting action, react to tense situations, and power the plot from beginning to end.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808.3/97
Library of Congress
PN3383.C4 K74 1998

The Physical Object

Pagination
264 p. ;
Number of pages
264

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL701870M
Internet Archive
dynamiccharacter00kres
ISBN 10
0898798159
LC Control Number
97050356
Library Thing
151771
Goodreads
1933105

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