From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why do children have imaginary friends? How does birth order affect whether or not a person gets married? When does mind over matter become a crippling problem?Writer's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. With more than 400 easy-to-reference lists of traits blended from a variety of behaviors and influences, you'll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions - no matter how normal or psychotic they might be. In this updated and expanded edition, you'll also find:Comprehensive instruction on how to use this bookNew statistical information to help you create true-to-life charactersCorresponding exercises that show you how to put the material to work in your storiesA quick-reference index to make cross-referencing a snapIdea sparkers to get your thoughts out of your head and onto the pagePlus, you'll learn about common - and not so common - psychological, physical, and relationship disorders; delve into the minds of criminals; find out what it takes to be a professional athlete, scientist, and...
- Brand: Bolle
- ASIN: 1582973903
- UPC: 035313110139Part No: 11013