Make Your Characters Come Alive Video Download
It has been said that all fiction is character driven—and this statement is true. Even in a novel that’s heavy on plot and action, it’s through characters that the reader connects with the story. Character work is also key to originality in fiction.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn the essentials that make your characters come alive and draw the reader in.
This tutorial is taught by James Scott Bell (jamesscottbell.com). Jim is the author of the mega-bestseller for writers, Plot & Structure, and numerous thrillers, including Deceived, Try Dying, and Watch Your Back. His novella One More Lie was the first self-published work to be nominated for an International Thriller Writers Award. He served as the fiction columnist for Writer's Digest magazine and has written highly popular craft books for Writer's Digest Books, including: Revision & Self-Editing, The Art of War for Writers, and Conflict & Suspense. Jim taught writing at Pepperdine University and now appears at numerous conferences. He graduated with honors from the University of Southern California Law School, and has written over 300 articles and numerous books for the legal profession.
In this 62-minute tutorial video, you’ll learn:
- The three types of lead characters
- The Lambert Secret to character development
- How to get readers to bond with characters
- Using inner life to show character change
- The Pull-Back Technique
- The roles of minor characters and opposition characters