Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters: Forms, Checklists & Exercises

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Jun 9, 2010 - Performing Arts - 180 pages
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Create characters that leap off the page!



Characters are the life force of any novel or movie. They drive the plot. They generate the conflict. They are the story. Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters is a one-of-a-kind step-by-step guide to developing truly great characters for any kind of fiction writing. This practical workbook is packed with suggestions, ideas, exercises, and lists to help plan every imaginable area in a character’s “life.” Writers, screenwriters, playwrights—everyone who writes fiction will be able to create their own dynamic, memorable characters with this exciting yet practical book.




• Great for screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, anyone who crafts fiction

• Practical exercises, brainstorming ideas, lists, much more


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About the author (2010)

Sue Viders has written more than 20 books; her latest is The Complete Writer’s Guide to Heroes and Heroines.


Lucynda Storey has written six novels: science fiction, fantasy, futuristic and contemporary romance.


Cher Gorman is the author of the novels Dove Wolf, The Secret Truth, and Dove.


Becky Martinez, a former broadcast journalist, now writes romances, romantic suspense, and mysteries. All of the authors live in Colorado.


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