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A Writer's Guide to Characterization: Archetypes, Heroic by Victoria Lynn Schmidt

By Victoria Lynn Schmidt

Develop compelling personality arcs utilizing the facility of myth!

In the simplest novels, characters endure dramatic adjustments that retain readers turning pages. A Writer's consultant to Characterization indicates you the way to boost 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 will easy methods to draw from Jungian psychology so as to add complexity and believability on your characters.

Schmidt additionally provides:

  • 40 classes on personality improvement (with examples from recognized motion pictures and novels) for you to follow for your personal work
  • Questionnaires and workouts that can assist you pick out female and male archetypes and adapt them for 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 advisor to Characterization, you should have the data you want to infuse the advance of your characters with drama and authenticity.

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