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Archetypes for Writers: Using the Power of Your Subconscious

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Drawing on her years of training in theater and decades of teaching, Van Bergen unveils the secret of using your own archetypes to find and develop already-existing characters. This approach has little to do with how to "create" characters or plot stories. Rather, is is more about how to find your characters and story archetypes, or even how to have them find you - using s
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Paperback, 241 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Michael Wiese Productions
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Jude
Nov 05, 2012 Jude rated it did not like it
Egotistical, longwinded bullsh*t written to sell her own books. Pointlessly overcomplicated with no useful info or application for actual writers.
David
Mar 02, 2015 David rated it did not like it
It had a lot of exercises, but none of it had anything to do with archetypes of characters like " the bad boy" or the " shy girl" etc. It had aLot of filler, and none of the book seriously helped me. Thank goodness I got it from the library, or else I would have returned this to the store.
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May 19, 2012 Ed Eleazer rated it liked it
Rather long-winded and far too detailed, a good undergraduate text, but not of much interest to te seasoned writer.
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