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Power Elements Of Character Development (Power Elements Of Fiction Book 2)

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Power Elements Of Character Development, second in the series Power Elements Of Fiction, offers practical instruction for fiction writers about how to create engaging characters. This manual covers such topics as the character arc, a character's inner as well as outer goals, qualities that make a character compelling, how character development fits with plot, how setting a ...more
Kindle Edition, 138 pages
Published May 12th 2015
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Shannon McDermott
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What is it that makes a sympathetic hero, a compelling villain, a persuasive and realistic character? I can sum it up for you in one golden word. But you really should read the book for yourself.

Power Elements of Character Development is the second book in the Power Elements of Fiction series, written by Rebecca LuElla Miller. Some time ago I read and reviewed the first book, Power Elements Of Story StructurePower Elements of Story Structure, and I knew then that I wanted to read this one, too.
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Jessica
May 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: writing, non-fiction
I like that this book promotes "larger than life" characters by taking the position that they are NOT required to have a "fatal flaw". Author adds that larger-than-life characters are more than simply a collection of traits gleaned from a personality model, meant to fit a "mold", and goes on to say that "art must overrule science" in order to make characters memorable...They must say and do things that normal people rarely say and do, but wish they COULD.

Such a refreshing change from the "build
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