An introduction to the ways that authors develop fictional characters. Novel and short story excerpts and analysis help to explain how to create effective characters and dialogue.
Part of the Odysseys in Prose series
Writing quality creative prose that others want to read is both a gift and an art. But it is not necessarily innate--it is a skill that can be learned. Odysseys in Prose invites advanced readers along on a journey to experience the process of prose writing like never before. These titles feature a sophisticated design that is still friendly to the presentation of significant excerpts from famous works and renowned authors. "Think Like a Writer" side panels, callout features, and colored glossary terms assist in making the text accessible to a wide range of learners.