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The Writer's Digest Sourcebook for Building Believable Characterwriter's Digest Sourcebook for Building Believable Characters S

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Professional tips and a huge "thesaurus" of human traits, to help writers create unforgettable characters.
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Published March 15th 1996 by Writer's Digest Books
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Darlene
This is my go-to book for NaNoWriMo. It is great to set up characters for your book. I don't know how others do it. I have a program called WriteItNow that is good for generating names. Other people use that program for everything. But I write in yWriter. After I have my names, I go to this book. I have tabs set up for different characteristics and I use a number generator on my phone to give me the characteristic according to the list of each page. I try not to cheat. If the character is very f ...more
Nyghtengale
Jun 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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This is an excellent character book, I read through this book and I have order my very own copy as I have to return the one I read to the library. If you are writing stories and find you are using the same character descriptions over and over this book is like the holy grail. it can turn the statement " There was a bump on his nose was gross." to " The bulbous growth on his beak left her lunch fighting her stomach for freedom." I would recommend this book as a mainstay for anyone writing charact ...more
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