Characters, Emotion and Viewpoint

ISBN-10: 1582973164

ISBN-13: 9781582973166

Edition: 2005

Authors: Nancy Kress

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The indispensable Write Great Fiction series continues with an in-depth look at three of the most important tools in the writer's craft: character, emotion and viewpoint. With the tips and techniques in this book, readers will learn how to:*Create compelling characters that readers believe in*Write scenes that deliver an unforgettable emotional impact*Distinguish among the many different kinds of viewpoint, and choose the one which is right for their storyEach chapter is filled with examples drawn from the work of successful writers and action-and- results exercises that help readers take their lessons to the keyboard.
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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Introduction: What Do Readers Want?
Types of Characters-Assembling Your Cast
Introducing Characters-First Impressions Count
The Genuine Self-What Is She Really Like?
The Motivationally Complicated Character-But I'm a Mess Inside!
Showing Change in Your Characters-If I Knew Then What I Know Now
Protagonists in Genre Fiction-From Lovers to Starship Captains
The Humorous Character-All Bets Are Off
Talking About Emotion-Dialogue and Thoughts
Emotion Suggested-Using Metaphor, Symbol, and Sensory Details to Convey Feeling
Special Cases of Emotion-Loving, Fighting, and Dying
Frustration-The Most Useful Emotion in Fiction
Point of View-Whose Emotions Are We Sharing?
First Person-I Saw It With My Own Eyes
Third Person-See Dick Run
Omniscient Point of View-Playing God
Putting It All Together-The Fourth Persona
Checklist-Critical Points
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