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Writer's guide to character traits : includes profiles of human behaviors and personality types

Author: Linda Edelstein
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why do children have imaginary friends? How does birth order affect whether or not a person gets married? When does mind over matter become a crippling problem?" "Writter's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. With more than 400 easy-to-reference lists of traits blended from a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Edelstein
ISBN: 1582973903 9781582973906
OCLC Number: 64624920
Description: 378 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Real People and Believable Characters --
Adult Personality Types --
Child and Adolescent types --
Psychological Disorders --
Criminal Types --
Sexual Issues --
Love, Marriage, and Other Arrangements --
Creating a Family --
Ordinary and Extraordinary Events --
Physical and Mind/Body Disorders --
Career Traits --
Group Influences --
Physical Appearances and Communication.
Responsibility: Linda N. Edelstein.
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Serves as a reference for writers who want to create realistic and distinct characters. This guide includes: over 400 easy-to-reference character listings, typical behaviours and thought processes as  Read more...

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