Episode 46 - The Essence of character

October 03, 2015 00:16:59
Episode 46 - The Essence of character
The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
Episode 46 - The Essence of character

Oct 03 2015 | 00:16:59

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Show Notes

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What is the essence of a character? Why is the creation and presentation of that essence the most important challenge for character development in creative writing? In this episode I am starting a series looking at developing characters in fiction, memoir, biography, in fact any kind of story telling. I'll be explaining why I think developing the core, or essence of your character is the most critical task in the character development dimension, we'll look at a couple of examples from great story tellers, and I'll tell you how I think you can present the essence of your characters effectively to your readers.

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