Write Great Fiction - Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint

Write Great Fiction - Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint

eBook - 2005
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Create Complex CharactersHow do you create a main character readers won't forget? How do you write a book in multiple-third-person point of view without confusing your readers (or yourself)? How do you plant essential information about a character's past into a story?Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by award-winning author Nancy Kress answers all of these questions and more! This accessible book is filled with interactive exercises and valuable advice that teaches you how to:Choose and execute the best point of view for your storyCreate three-dimensional and believable char.
Publisher: Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2005.
ISBN: 9781582976815
1582976813
Characteristics: 1 online resource (371 p.)
Contents: Chapter 9: EMOTION SUGGESTED
USING METAPHOR, SYMBOL, AND SENSORY DETAILS TO CONVEY FEELINGchapter 10: SPECIAL CASES OF EMOTION
LOVING, FIGHTING, AND DYING; chapter 11: FRUSTRATION
THE MOST USEFUL EMOTION IN FICTION; chapter 12: POINT OF VIEW
WHOSE EMOTIONS ARE WE SHARING?; chapter 13: FIRST PERSON
I SAW IT WITH MY OWN EYES; chapter 14: THIRD PERSON
SEE DICK RUN; chapter 15: OMNISCIENT POINT OF VIEW
PLAYING GOD; chapter 16: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
THE FOURTH PERSONA; appendix: CHECKLIST
CRITICAL POINTS;
Cover Page; Contents; Introduction: WHAT DO READERS WANT?; chapter 1: TYPES OF CHARACTERS
ASSEMBLING YOUR CAST; Chapter 2: INTRODUCING CHARACTERS-FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT; chapter 3: THE GENUINE SELF
WHAT IS SHE REALLY LIKE?; chapter 4: THE MOTIVATIONALLY COMPLICATED CHARACTER
BUT I'M A MESS INSIDE!; Chapter 5: SHOWING CHANGE IN YOUR CHARACTERS
IF I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW; Chapter 6: PROTAGONISTS IN GENRE FICTION
FROM LOVERS TO STARSHIP CAPTAINS; chapter 7: THE HUMOROUS CHARACTER
ALL BETS ARE OFF; chapter 8: TALKING ABOUT EMOTION
DIALOGUE AND THOUGHTS
Summary: Create Complex CharactersHow do you create a main character readers won't forget? How do you write a book in multiple-third-person point of view without confusing your readers (or yourself)? How do you plant essential information about a character's past into a story?Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by award-winning author Nancy Kress answers all of these questions and more! This accessible book is filled with interactive exercises and valuable advice that teaches you how to:Choose and execute the best point of view for your storyCreate three-dimensional and believable char.

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