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The Positive Trait Thesaurus
Author: Angela Ackerman

ISBN: 9780989772518
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 3 October 2013
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78 x 1.35
Description:
It's a writer's job to create compelling characters who can withstand life's fallout without giving up. But building authentic, memorable heroes is no easy task. To forge realistic characters, we must hobble them with flaws that set them back while giving them positive attributes to help them achieve their goals. So how do writers choose the right blend of strengths for their characters-attributes that will render them admirable and worth rooting for-without making it too easy for them to succeed?

Character creation can be hard, but it's about to get a lot easier. Inside The Positive Trait Thesaurus, you'll find:
A large selection of attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. Each entry lists possible causes for why a trait might emerge, along with associated attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and emotions
Real character examples from literature, film, or television to show how an attribute drives actions and decisions, influences goals, and steers relationships
Advice on using positive traits to immediately hook readers while avoiding common personality pitfalls

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