Synopsis: Create unforgettable characters your readers will love!
45 Master Characters will make your characters and their stories more compelling, complex and original than ever before.
You'll explore the most common male and female archetypesthe mythic, cross-cultural models from which all characters originateand learn how to use them as foundations for your own unique characters. Examples culled from literature, television and film illustrate just how memorable and effective these archetypes can befrom "Gladiators" and "Kings" like Rocky Balboa and Captain Ahab to "Amazons" and "Maidens" like Xena and Guinevere.
The mythic journeys of heroes and heroinesthe progression of events upon which each archetype's character arc developsare also examined. Building such a "journey" into your character's story will enable you to stop worrying about what happens next and get on with telling your tale.
It's a power-packed method for creating characters that stand the test of time!
LightSail includes up to 6,000 high interest, LexileⓇ aligned book titles with every student subscription. Other titles are available for individual purchase.
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*LightSail offers a 2,000 or a 6,000 title bundle with its student subscriptions. Other titles are available
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