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Old 10-19-2007, 07:16 PM View Post #11 (Link)
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Thanks Ichigo, that's a cool site. I'll definitely use to it when it comes to adding some more characters to a story I'm working on. *bookmarks*
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Old 11-09-2007, 11:11 PM View Post #12 (Link)
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I have this book called Characters, Emotions & Viewpoint by Nancy Kress, it's in the "Write Great Fiction" series. I wouldn't say it's amazing, but it was an interesting read, and it help me... a little bit. If you struggle developing characters and would like more help, this book is for you, but if you're looking for advanced help (which is what I was doing) you might find it a bit of a waste.
 
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Thanks, I might take a look through it and see if it's right for me. I am so far behind on reading and writing though so there's another book on my to read list! Thanks again for the suggestion.
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Here is a site that might help you out, as well. http://www.fictionfactor.com/characters.html

The whole site is good, but that's the character section. Another book I love, though it is on writing in general, is Writing Fiction by Gotham Writer's Workshop.
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Writer's Digest has a series of books. One of them is on Characterization. I think it's by Orson Scott Card, but I'm not entirely certain...
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Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
Writer's Digest has a series of books. One of them is on Characterization. I think it's by Orson Scott Card, but I'm not entirely certain...
Do you mean "Characters and Viewpoint"? I think I've got that book back at home.

Yeah, here's a link:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0898799279
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Don't link them to Amazon yet....we have surprise you goof!

Nobody buy anything from Amazon until after this weekend! Please! I beg of you...
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Oh wow a surprise? -starts snooping-
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I know if i am having trouble with a character like making them realistic in my writing i go to google and find a Character creater game. Or i lie down and think sometimes for hours what would my character do , who are they, it may help to find a book where the main character is like yours , seeing how someone else made a character simmlar to your character " alive " can change how you think about your character.
 
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Please don't bump threads that are seven years old.
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Pro-tip: because my first instinct is to procrastinate anything I see as an obligation or responsibility, asking me for a critique is a good way to make sure I never give you a critique.
 
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