By Victoria Lynn Schmidt
Develop compelling personality arcs utilizing the ability of myth!
In the easiest novels, characters suffer dramatic adjustments that maintain readers turning pages. A Writer's advisor to Characterization indicates you ways to improve such significant personality arcs on your personal work--stories of transformation that would resonate with readers lengthy after the tale ends.
In this accomplished consultant, writer Victoria Lynn Schmidt examines cross-cultural archetypes to demonstrate how they could make your paintings extra robust and compelling. Plus, you are going to how to draw from Jungian psychology so as to add complexity and believability for your characters.
Schmidt additionally provides:
- 40 classes on personality improvement (with examples from famous movies and novels) that you should follow for your personal work
- Questionnaires and routines that will help you choose female and male archetypes and adapt them in your story
- 15 vintage animal archetypes (including the coyote, snake, tiger, and butterfly) you should use to construct convincing personality profiles
With A Writer's consultant to Characterization, you should have the data you want to infuse the advance of your characters with drama and authenticity.
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A Writer's Guide to Characterization: Archetypes, Heroic Journeys, and Other Elements of Dynamic Character Development by Victoria Lynn Schmidt