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The Resource The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws, Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws, Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

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The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws
Title
The negative trait thesaurus
Title remainder
a writer's guide to character flaws
Statement of responsibility
Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. Not only does a well-drawn protagonist need positive attributes to help him succeed, he must also have flaws that humanize him and give him something to overcome. The same is true of villains and the rest of the story's supporting cast. So how can writers figure out which flaws best fit their characters? Which negative traits will create personality clashes and conflict while making success difficult? Nothing adds complexity like character flaws. Inside the Negative Trait Thesaurus you'll find a vast collection of flaws to explore when building a character's personality, advice on building layered and memorable characters from the ground up, an in-depth look at backstory, emotional wounds, and how pain twists a character's view of himself, and his world, influencing behavior and decision making, a flaw-centric exploration of character arc, relationships, motivation, and basic needs, tips on how to best show a character's flaws to readers while avoiding common pitfalls, and downloadable tools to aid writers in character creation."--
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Back cover
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Ackerman, Angela
Dewey number
808.3/97
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Puglisi, Becca
Series statement
Writers helping writers
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  • Fiction
  • Villains in literature
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Fiction
  • Villains in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws, Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18551783
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First print edition.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780989772501
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014501809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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charts
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn871331138
Label
The negative trait thesaurus : a writer's guide to character flaws, Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18551783
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First print edition.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780989772501
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014501809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
charts
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn871331138

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