Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers Captivated
In Dynamic Characters, award-winning author and Writer's Digest columnist Nancy Kress explores the fundamental relationship between characterization and plot, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story. Kress balances her writing instruction with hands-on check-lists to help you build strong characters from the outside in. Blending physical, emotional and mental characterization, you'll learn to create characters that initiate exciting action, react to tense situations, make physical and emotional transformations, and power the plot from beginning to end.
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Review: Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers CaptivatedUser Review - David Stephens - Goodreads
In Dynamic Characters, Nancy Kress, best known for writing science fiction stories, systematically goes through the process of creating compelling and realistic characters. She breaks the book down ... Read full review
Review: Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers CaptivatedUser Review - Bob Conder - Goodreads
Very interesting in the insight it gives one in the creation of characters. Reading this book for a class I discovered an immense knowledge as to who my characters are. I strongly suggest this book for anyone who is a writer or wants to understand the writing process. Read full review