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By Victoria Lynn Schmidt

Develop compelling personality arcs utilizing the ability of myth!

In the simplest novels, characters suffer dramatic adjustments that continue readers turning pages. A Writer's advisor to Characterization indicates you the way to improve such significant personality arcs on your personal work--stories of transformation that would resonate with readers lengthy after the tale ends.

In this accomplished consultant, writer Victoria Lynn Schmidt examines cross-cultural archetypes to demonstrate how they could make your paintings extra strong and compelling. Plus, you are going to find out how to draw from Jungian psychology so as to add complexity and believability for your characters.

Schmidt additionally provides:

  • 40 classes on personality improvement (with examples from recognized motion pictures and novels) for you to follow on your personal work
  • Questionnaires and workouts that can assist you choose female and male archetypes and adapt them in your story
  • 15 vintage animal archetypes (including the coyote, snake, tiger, and butterfly) you should use to construct convincing personality profiles

With A Writer's advisor to Characterization, you will have the knowledge you must infuse the improvement of your characters with drama and authenticity.

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