A jargon-free manual on the basics of developing interesting fictional characters Vibrant, believable characters help drive a fictional story. Along with a clever plot, well-drawn characters make us want to continue reading a novel or finish watching a movie. In Creating Characters, Dwight V. Swain shows how writers can invent interesting characters and improve them so that they move a story along. ?The core of character, a he says in chapter 1, ?lies in each individual story person's ability to care about something; to feel implicitly or explicitly, that something is important.a Building on that foundation?the capacity to care?Swain takes the would-be writer step-by-step through the fundamentals of finding and developing ?characters who turn you on.a This basic but thought-provoking how-to is a valuable tool for both the novice and the seasoned writer.In Creating Characters, Dwight V. Swain shows how writers can invent interesting characters and improve them so that they move a story along.
|Author||:||Dwight V. Swain|
|Publisher||:||University of Oklahoma Press - 2008-02-01|