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Author Lauther, Howard, 1935-

Title Creating characters : a writer's reference to the personality traits that bring fictional people to life / by Howard Lauther
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [1998]
©1998

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Description v, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. What Are the Character's Internal Traits? -- 2. What Are the Character's External Traits? -- 3. What Does the Character Want, Not Want, or Need? -- 4. What Does the Character Like or Dislike? -- 5. What Does the Character Fear? -- 6. What Does the Character Believe? -- 7. What Are the Character's Strengths, Weaknesses, and Habits? -- 8. What Is the Character's Background? -- 9. What Is the Character's Self-Assessment? -- 10. What Is the Character's "Type"? -- 11. Does the Character Have a Nickname? -- 12. What Is the Character's Job? -- 13. Will the Character Face a Nonhuman Adversary? -- 14. What Plot Drivers Will Affect the Character?
Notes Includes index
Subject Characters and characteristics in literature.
Fiction -- Technique.
LC no. 98008073
ISBN 0786405694 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0786420316 (paperback)