45 Master Characters

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F+W Media, Sep 10, 2001 - Reference - 256 pages
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"45 Master Characters" explores the most common male and female archetypes, provides instructions for using them to create original characters, and gives examples of how other authors have brought such archetypes to life in novels, film and television. Worksheets included for writers to develop their own characters. 45 illustrations.

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I've been making all sorts of notes from this book before I return it. So it's rather overdue at the library it came from. Whoops. I'm thinking I maybe should buy a copy for myself.It lists a bunch of ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this as a starting place for creating characters. While I may not follow it to the letter, I found it of great help. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
What Are Archetypes and Why Should Writers
7
How to Use the Archetypes
14
Copyright

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Victoria Schmidt is a screenwriter for film and television. A graduate of the film programs at UCLA and NYU, she holds a Masters degree in screenwriting from Loyola Marymount. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.

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