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The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws (Writers Helping Writers Series) Paperback – September 24, 2013

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"In these brilliantly conceived, superbly organized and astonishingly thorough volumes, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi have created an invaluable resource for writers and storytellers. Whether you are searching for new and unique ways to add and define characters, or brainstorming methods for revealing those characters without resorting to clichés, it is hard to imagine two more powerful tools for adding depth and dimension to your screenplays, novels or plays."

~ Michael Hauge, Hollywood Script Consultant and Story Expert, author of Writing Screenplays That Sell

About the Author

Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are bestselling authors, writing coaches, and international speakers. Their books are available in five languages, are sourced by US universities, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, editors, and psychologists around the world. Angela and Becca also co-founded their popular Writers Helping Writers site, a hub where authors can hone their craft, as well as One Stop For Writers, an innovative online library built to help writers elevate their storytelling.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ JADD Publishing (September 24, 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 270 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0989772500
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0989772501
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.05 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 0.61 x 10 inches
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