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    • ISBN:9781471804489
    • Publication date:26 Sep 2014

Masterclass: Developing Characters

How to create authentic and compelling characters in your creative writing

By Irving Weinman

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YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITING ENGAGING FICTION WITH BELIEVABLE CHARACTERS.

An advanced guide to creating believable and engaging characters in fiction and screenwriting, designed for the writer looking to hone their craft.

LEARN HOW TO WRITE CHARACTERS THAT COME ALIVE ON THE PAGE.

A guide to building characterization for writers who want - or need - to go further, this is an ideal course for the person who doesn't have the time or money to attend an advanced fiction writing workshop. It uses a unique interactive Workshop method to engage the writer with their material, editing and redrafting your characters and their contexts to take your work to the next level. With support, advice and inspiration from a leading and respected creative writing tutor, this is an essential book for you if you know you need to polish and hone your manuscript prior to attempting publication. With the help of this highly focused guide you'll create characters with depth and authenticity.

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The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Biographical Notes

Irving Weinman is an American author who has written 6 published books, including character thrillers filled with action large and small. He has written reviews for major US and British publications, including the NY Times Book Review, and taught/led fiction workshops in English and US universities. He has been Chair of the Poets' Workshop at the British Poetry Society, and he is the founder and Executive Director of the Key West Writers' Workshop.

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  • ISBN: 9781471804465
  • Publication date: 26 Sep 2014
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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