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Creating Unforgettable Characters: A Practical Guide to Character – Linda Seger – Google Books

I really liked the chapters on Writing Dialogue and Creating Nonrealistic Characters, but the chapter that really stood out was “Beyond Stereotyping”. I never thought there could be a characterx for unrealistic and one dimensional characters as protagonists.

The section on how to do research made me feel kind of nostalgic, as this book was written in the pre-internet age.

It also discusses how characters are detailed in novels because that is still applicable. While the book and examples used are rather oldthe author offers valuable advice for how to create and flesh linca multidimensional characters for film, television, and novels. Development I seber to hang out. Linda Seger Limited preview – However, Seger does an excellent job of focusing on character development and presenting all of that information in an organized way where the chapters build on each other.


Creating Unforgettable Characters by Linda Seger

Aug 29, Pierre-emmanuel rated charactres liked it. Oct lindaa, Akilah rated it really liked it Shelves: I came across this at my local library the other night, and figured that a little instruction wouln’t come amiss. I’ll use this advice in planning and running roleplaying games, to build better characters.

Creative Filmmaking from the Inside Out. The Fire in Fiction. The Art of Plotting. This is definitely worth reading when it comes to character development. Even secular drama deals with hope and goodness and the struggle for authenticity and love.

How to create strong, multidimensional characters in fiction is the focus of this new book. Some parts of it were helpful and presented some very good ideas for those wanting to develop complex characters.

Creating Unforgettable Characters

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When I consult on scripts, I am trying to help the writer reach kinda into the truth about who we are as humans and what are our possibilities. Lists with This Book. That made it feel both dated and weird. I own all of Linda Seger’s books and would highly recommend them to to anyone interested in a screenwriting career.

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A good basic introduction to character development, although mostly from a television standpoint. Pretty basic, but well organised.

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How to Write Funny. She also includes exercises and applications, making this book an excellent reference on character development, whichever medium the writer decides to use. You’ve successfully reported this review. The Fiction Writer’s Handbook. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

Seegr to write a great review. Although this was the one I’d learned the least from, its insight and truths still hold to this day –which is also kind of sad, really.