The Negative Trait Thesaurus

Author: Angela Ackerman
Publisher: Jadd Publishing
ISBN: 0989772500
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Characters and characteristics in literature

"So how can writers figure out which flaws best fit their characters? Which negative traits will create personality clashes and conflict while making success difficult? Nothing adds complexity like character flaws. Inside the Negative Trait Thesaurus you'll find a vast collection of flaws to explore when building a character's personality, advice on building layered and memorable characters from the ground up, an in-depth look at backstory, emotional wounds, and how pain twists a character's view of himself, and his world, influencing behavior and decision making, a flaw-centric exploration of character arc, relationships, motivation, and basic needs, tips on how to best show a character's flaws to readers while avoiding common pitfalls, and downloadable tools to aid writers in character creation."--

13 Steps To EVil How To Craft A Superbad Villain

Author: Sacha Black
Publisher: Atlas Black Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date:
Genre: Reference

Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is. Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain? In 13 Steps to Evil, you’ll discover: + How to develop a villain’s mindset + A step-by-step guide to creating your villain from the ground up + Why getting to the core of a villain’s personality is essential to make them credible + What pitfalls and clichés to avoid as well as the tropes your story needs Finally, there is a comprehensive writing guide to help you create superbad villains. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned writer, this book will help power up your bad guy and give them that extra edge. These lessons will help you master and control your villainous minions, navigate and gain the perfect balance of good and evil, as well as strengthening your villain to give your story the tension and punch it needs. If you like dark humor, learning through examples and want to create the best villains you can, then you’ll love Sacha Black’s guide to crafting superbad villains. Read 13 Steps to Evil today and start creating kick-ass villains.

13 Steps To Evil How To Craft A Superbad Villain Workbook

Author: Sacha Black
Publisher: Atlas Black Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2017-09-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Sacha Black’s book 13 Steps To Evil – How To Craft A Superbad Villain showed writers how to create their ultimate villain in an easy and humorous, step-by-step guide. This workbook puts those lessons to use by building on each chapter in 13 Steps To Evil and guiding you through the development of your indisputable bad guy. It’s time to get to the core of your villain and supersize that evil. Inside the workbook you’ll find hundreds of thought provoking questions, exercises and creativity boosting prompts. This resource will help you: •Choose the perfect villain traits •Create sinister character histories and motives •Avoid pesky clichés •Design conflict and tension that grips your reader •Build your market knowledge so you create a villain that sells Craft your characters through easy to digest exercises that empower you to conquer your villain for life. Read the 13 Steps To Evil Workbook today and start creating kick-ass bad guys.

10 Steps To Hero How To Craft A Kickass Protagonist

Author: Sacha Black
Publisher: Atlas Black Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2019-01-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

From cardboard cut-out to superhero in 10 steps. Are you fed up of one-dimensional heroes? Frustrated with creating clones? Does your protagonist fail to capture your reader’s heart? In 10 Steps To Hero, you’ll discover: + How to develop a killer character arc + A step-by-step guide to creating your hero from initial concept to final page + Why the web of story connectivity is essential to crafting a hero that will hook readers + The four major pitfalls to avoid as well as the tropes your story needs Finally, there is a comprehensive writing guide to help you create your perfect protagonist. Whether you’re writing your first story or you’re a professional writer, this book will help supercharge your hero and give them that extra edge. These lessons will help you master your charming knights, navigate your way to the perfect balance of flaws and traits, as well as strengthen your hero to give your story the conflict and punch it needs. First, there were villains, now there are heroes. If you like dark humor, learning through examples,and want to create the best hero you can, then you’ll love Sacha Black’s guide to crafting heroes. Read 10 Steps To Hero today and start creating kick-ass heroes.

Latin American Spanish

Author: Juan Kattán-Ibarra
Publisher: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
ISBN: 0340595159
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Latin America

Designed for adult learners seeking to acquire practical communication skills in Latin-American Spanish. This book is suitable for beginners or for those wishing to refresh or advance their knowledge. There is also a book/cassette pack available.

Metaphysical Thesaurus of Positive and Negative Words

Author: Sarah Flowers
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 9781596053854
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

This practical little guide to the terms and bywords of metaphysics clarifies the shades of meaning ordinary words take on when used in a philosophical context. Discover the esoteric significance of watchwords in a variety of categories: Spiritual Power ("curse," "fear," "esoteric," "eternal"), Thought Power ("auto-suggestion," "clairvoyance," "harmony"), Mind and Body ("apathy," "ectoplasm," "zeal"), Deity ("divine," "inspiration," "universal mind"), Mystic ("protective aura," "kismet," "phantom"), and more. This 1942 work extends its usefulness with its "Chronological History of the Metaphysical Religious Movements from 500 B.C. to Date." SARAH FLOWERS also wrote 1942's Common Sense and Its Application in Everyday Life.

Second Acts

Author: Stephen M. Pollan
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780061753725
Release Date: 2009-10-13
Genre: Self-Help

Second Acts is a guide to reinventing your life. Whether you wish to change careers, move to a more desirable part of the country, start a business, write a novel, or drop everything to pursue a life dream, Stephen Pollan offers a powerful message ofhope and guidance that has benefited his own clients. Through a series of exercises, you will develop a comprehensive "script" for your second act—a step-by-step action plan that will lead you to the life you've always wanted.

Webster s New World Mini Thesaurus

Author: Webster's New World Dictionary
Publisher: Webster's New World
ISBN: 0028620623
Release Date: 1997-06
Genre: Reference

A unique thesaurus in a handy compact size This thesaurus does more than offer alternative words. It explains the differences among alternatives, so you can choose the right word and communicate with precision. Thousands of synonyms and antonyms are provided for the most commonly used words -- all in a popular size that fits in a backpack or briefcase, or stands on a desk. From the editors of Webster's New World College Dictionary.

Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms

Author: American Psychological Association
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 1557987750
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Psychology

The ninth edition of the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms provides the psychological vocabulary used to search the 1.7 million records in the PsycINFO database. The Thesaurus contains well over 5,000 index terms with easy-to-read scope notes and definitions. This easy-to-use reference tool is divided into three sections: the Relationship Section, the Rotated Alphabetical Terms Section, and the Clusters section. In the Relationship Section, each term is listed alphabetically and is cross-referenced and displayed with its hierarchical structure denoting broader, narrower, and related terms. The Rotated Alphabetical Section list terms in alphabetical order by each component word. Finally, the Clusters Section provides groups of terms that are conceptually related and displayed under broad subject categories. This essential reference tool is completely integrated with essential tips on searching along with a quick reference guide to all online and CD-ROM systems.