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How to Create Fictional Characters

(1992)
A non fiction book by

 
 
This work contains all the necessary ingredients for creating successful fictional characters. Starting with the most basic - choosing the right name - it shows you how to understand and get to know your characters, their conflicts, motivations and development. She then demonstrates the art of visual writing to get the most out of characters, using worked examples from the author's own novels. Other key steps include: achieving the human appeal, avoiding contrivances, a character checklist, creating tension and testing the strength of your characters. No one can write a successful novel without creating the right characters and this practical guide shows you how to do so step-by-step.



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June 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: How to Create Fictional Characters: All the Essential Steps Necessary to Create Successful Fictional Characters
Author(s): Jean Saunders
ISBN: 1-902713-16-8 / 978-1-902713-16-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Writers' Bookshop
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December 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: How to Create Fictional Characters (Writers' Guides)
Author(s): Jean Saunders
ISBN: 0-7490-0130-5 / 978-0-7490-0130-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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