Writer's Guide to Character Traits

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F&W Media, Incorporated, Aug 1, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 573 pages
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From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why do children have imaginary friends? How does birth order affect whether or not a person gets married? When does mind over matter become a crippling problem? Writer's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. With more than 400 easy-to-reference lists of traits blended from a variety of behaviors and influences, you'll gain the knowledge you need.

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User Review  - AprilBrown - LibraryThing

Several stereotypes, not all correct. A few good points in some places. Looking forward to the publication of The BookShelf Muse. Read full review

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This book is perfect for any writer, and is by far the best character reference book I have stumbled upon. Inside are detailed chapters of all types of character traits plus numerous writing exercises ... Read full review

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