The Complete Writer's Guide to Heroes & Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetypes

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Lone Eage Pub., 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 200 pages
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"At the very core of a character, every hero can be traced back to one of eight major archetypes, as can every heroine. The core archetype tells the writer the most basic instincts of heroes or heroines - how they think and feel, what drives them and how they reach their goals. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a novice, The Complete Writer's Guide to Heroes & Heroines will help you improve your own writing and help you create truly unforgettable characters."--BOOK JACKET.

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A good reference for a writer. - Goodreads
An easy to read and understand text on archetypes. - Goodreads
Awesome reference book. - Goodreads
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I recommend it to any writer, regardless of experience. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ann Brown - Goodreads

This book was very interesting. The authors presented the material in a reference book sort of way, a way in which the reader can go back and review material repeatedly. I prefer to use the enneagram, but this book reflects enneagram ideas regarding character personality types. Read full review

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User Review  - Brett Buckley - Goodreads

Interesting but not ultimately useful. Read full review

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Tami Cowden is an award winning author of romance and mystery. In addition to her novel, Cruising for Love, and her contributions to assorted short story anthologies, Tami is the author of Fallen Heroes: Sixteen Villain Archetypes. Double finalist and winner of the Golden Heart, one of Romance Writers of America's highest awards, Caro LaFever writes timeless romantic tales as well as nonfiction advice for writers. Artist and writer Sue Viders has co-authored numerous books for artists, including 10 Steps for Creating Memorable Characters, and Art Office: 80+ Business Forms, Charts, Sample Letters, Legal Documents & Business Plans for Fine Artists.

Carolyn Ruth Lafever has been writing about the history of Wayne County and Hagerstown since 1982. She became a member of the board of trustees of the Hagerstown Museum and served as secretary and president. In 1986, she became the first director of the museum. After leaving that position, Mrs. Lafever produced a video, The Murals of Charles Newcomb, for Historic Hagerstown. This led to the book of the same name, published in 1993. This interest in writing Wayne County history continued with the books The Biggest Little Wild West on Earth, The Story of Buckskin Ben Stalker's Family Wild West Show, 150 Years of the Wayne County Agricultural Fairs 18512001, Celebrate Our Schools and The Pictorial History of Wayne County. Mrs. Lafever was a feature writer for local magazines Senior Life, Lifestyles, Zeal and Maximum Living. Her articles have appeared in several Indiana newspapers, Antique Week and the Indiana Historical Society magazine Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History.

Tami Cowden is an award winning author of romance and mystery. In addition to her novel, Cruising for Love, and her contributions to assorted short story anthologies, Tami is the author of Fallen Heroes: Sixteen Villain Archetypes. Double finalist and winner of the Golden Heart, one of Romance Writers of America's highest awards, Caro LaFever writes timeless romantic tales as well as nonfiction advice for writers. Artist and writer Sue Viders has co-authored numerous books for artists, including 10 Steps for Creating Memorable Characters, and Art Office: 80+ Business Forms, Charts, Sample Letters, Legal Documents & Business Plans for Fine Artists.

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