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The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws / Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi.

Ackerman, Angela. (Author). Puglisi, Becca. (Added Author).

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Summary:

Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. But the task has become easier thanks to The Negative Trait Thesaurus. Through its flaw-centric exploration of character arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs, writers will learn which flaws make the most sense for their heroes, villains, and other members of the story's cast. This book's vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters' weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Common characterization pitfalls and methods to avoid them are also included, along with invaluable downloadable tools to aid in character creation. Written in list format and fully indexed, this brainstorming resource is perfect for creating deep, flawed characters that readers will relate to.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 808.3 A57 (Text) 37801000666758 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/13/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780989772501 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 0989772500 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: 263 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st print ed.
  • Publisher: [Jupiter, Fla.] : JADD Pub., 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. But the task has become easier thanks to The Negative Trait Thesaurus. Through its flaw-centric exploration of character arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs, writers will learn which flaws make the most sense for their heroes, villains, and other members of the story's cast. This book's vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters' weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Common characterization pitfalls and methods to avoid them are also included, along with invaluable downloadable tools to aid in character creation. Written in list format and fully indexed, this brainstorming resource is perfect for creating deep, flawed characters that readers will relate to.
Subject: Fiction > Technique.
Villains in literature.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
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