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Creating Extraordinary Characters: a simple, practical approach to creating unforgettable characters (Writing Lessons from the Front) (Volume 2) Paperback – June 25, 2013
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New York Times best-selling author Angela Hunt is the author of more than 120 published works ranging from picture books to adult novels. You can read more about her work at www.angelahuntbooks.com.
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I bought a book about writing CHARACTER, not to have juvenile religious beliefs shoved down my throat.
Here's a tip: WRITE ABOUT WRITING.
No one wants to know about your religious delusions.
Thank you, Angela Hunt! I hope many more such volumes are in the pipeline.
I absolutely love books, movies and TV shows where the characters are well-drawn and where the interaction of the characters creates an extra layer to the plot. But I was afraid I wouldn't be able to create characters that wouldn't seem very MarySue-ish, not because they were me, but because they wouldn't have believable flaws or other nuances. I think this book has helped a great deal. I am not a published writer yet (not of fiction, anyway) so you just have to take my word that this is a great method to use to create characters.
So it is with this book, and all in the series. They have something to offer. A plan. A road map. The first step in 85000 words and a The End.
You won't walk away with a college education in creative writing. But that isn't what is promised. These books are to get you to think about the road map to writing the novel. The first few steps. Or, being shoved out of the airplane as you white knuckle the rip cord and scream Geronimo.
Is it the end all, be all? Nope.
But it may be just the right kick in the pants. And a little reference material in the event you need to look something up.
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