The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws (Writers Helping Writers Series)

The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws (Writers Helping Writers Series) by Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi 0989772500 9780989772501
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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 storys cast. This books 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.

Author: Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 270

Publisher: JADD Publishing

Publication Date: 2013-09-24


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