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Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure

Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure

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Powerful Character Arcs Create Powerful Stories

Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters-but it just isn't grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It's time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.

By applying the foundation of the Three-Act Story Structure and then delving even deeper into the psychology of realistic and dynamic human change, Weiland offers a beat-by-beat checklist of character arc guidelines that flexes to fit any type of story.

This comprehensive book will teach you:

  • How to determine which arc-positive, negative, or flat-is right for your character.
  • Why you should NEVER pit plot against character. Instead, learn how to blend story structure and character development.
  • How to recognize and avoid the worst pitfalls of writing novels without character arcs.
  • How to hack the secret to using overarching character arcs to create amazing trilogies and series.
  • And much more!

Gaining an understanding of how to write character arcs is a game-changing moment in any author's pursuit of the craft.

Bring your characters to unforgettable and realistic life-and take your stories from good to great!



Author: K. M. Weiland
Publisher: Penforasword
Published: 10/28/2016
Pages: 282
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.72lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.51w x 0.59d
ISBN: 9781944936044

About the Author
K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the IPPY, NIEA, and Lyra Award-winning and internationally published author of Outlining Your Novel and Structuring Your Novel, as well as Jane Eyre: The Writer's Digest Annotated Classic, the western A Man Called Outlaw, the medieval epic Behold the Dawn, the portal fantasy Dreamlander, and the historical/dieselpunk adventure Storming. When she's not making things up, she's busy mentoring other authors on her award-winning blog. She makes her home in western Nebraska.

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