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Author Kress, Nancy.

Title Write great fiction : characters, emotion & viewpoint : techniques and exercises for crafting dynamic characters and effective viewpoints / by Nancy Kress.

Imprint Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    808.3 KRE    DUE 09-10-19
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    808.3 KRE    Available
Description 231 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents What do readers want? -- Types of characters : assembling your cast -- Introducing characters : first impressions count -- The genuine self : what is she really like? -- The motivationally complicated character : but I'm a mess inside -- Showing change in tour characters : if I knew then what I know now -- Protagonists in genre fiction : from lovers to starship captains -- The humorous character : all bets are off -- Talking about emotion : dialogue and thoughts -- Emotion suggested : using metaphor, symbol, and sensory details to convey feeling -- Special cases of emotion : loving, fighting, and dying -- Frustration : the most useful emoting in fiction -- Point of view : I saw it with my own eyes -- Third person :see Dick run -- Omniscient point of view : playing God -- Putting it all together : the fourth persona.
Subject Fiction -- Technique.
Point of view (Literature)
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Emotions in literature.
Added Title Characters, emotion & viewpoint
Characters, emotion and viewpoint
ISBN 1582973164 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $16.99

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