Creating Characters: Let Them Whisper Their Secrets

Overview

Fresh, invigorating, and jam-packed with solid how to advice this amazing desktop resource reveals the secrets highly paid screenwriters and best-selling novelists furiously fight to keep under wraps.

Authors! Screenwriters! Jump start your creativity with this lively and exciting guide to creative writing techniques you can instantly employ to create memorable, realistic characters.

Fresh, invigorating and jam-packed with solid ...

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Overview

Fresh, invigorating, and jam-packed with solid how to advice this amazing desktop resource reveals the secrets highly paid screenwriters and best-selling novelists furiously fight to keep under wraps.

Authors! Screenwriters! Jump start your creativity with this lively and exciting guide to creative writing techniques you can instantly employ to create memorable, realistic characters.

Fresh, invigorating and jam-packed with solid 'how-to' advice, D'Vari reveals the creative secrets of highly paid screenwriters and best-selling authors.

At a glance, discover how to:

- Find the appropriate character type for your protagonist's objectives
- Learn the specific 'type' of romantic lead who will bring out your character's most endearing qualities

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780941188975
  • Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
  • Publication date: 7/25/2005
  • Pages: 233
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

D'Vari has 20 years of hands-on experience working in Hollywood as a studio story analyst, consultant, and executive. She currently lives in Boston, MA and is the producer/host of the nationally-syndicated cable TV show Scene Here. She conducts seminars on screenwriting all over the country.

Ken Atchity received his PhD in comparative literature from Yale University in New Haven Connecticut. During his academic career, he served as chair of the Department of Comparative Literature at Occidental College, was a Distinguished Instructor at the UCLA Writers Program and was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Bologna in Italy. As a best-selling author Dr. Atchity has written fourteen books, including A Writer's Time and Writing Treatments That Sell. Using his multifaceted talents as a writer-mentor-editor-producer, the author founded AEI, a highly successful literary management firm specializing in author representation and movie production. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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