9781582973906

Writer's Guide to Character Traits

Edelstein, Dr. Linda

ISBN 10: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters!

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?

Writer'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 variety of behaviors and influences, you'll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions - no matter how normal or psychotic they might be. In this updated and expanded edition, you'll also find:

  • Comprehensive instruction on how to use this book
  • New statistical information to help you create true-to-life characters
  • Corresponding exercises that show you how to put the material to work in your stories
  • A quick-reference index to make cross-referencing a snap
  • Idea sparkers to get your thoughts out of your head and onto the page
Plus, you'll learn about common - and not so common - psychological, physical, and relationship disorders; delve into the minds of criminals; find out what it takes to be a professional athlete, scientist, and truck driver; discover what life is like for a gang member, suicidal teen, and alcoholic; and more.

In Writer's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition, note psychologist and author Dr. Linda Edelstein takes you beyond generic personality types and into the depths of the human psyche where you're sure to find the resources you need to make your characters stand out from the crowd.


 

Writer's Guide to Character Traits: Search Results

1.
The Writer's Guide to Character Traits (ISBN: 9781582973906)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Famp;W Publications Inc, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US. Bookseller Inventory # V3-9781582973906

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.58
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
2.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits (ISBN: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: Elderberrybooks (Elizabeth, CO, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Writers Digest. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1582973903 Brand New Condition! 021714. Bookseller Inventory # SKU005931

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.88
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
3.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits: Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types (ISBN: 9781582973906)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: BargainBookStores (Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 762603

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.94
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
4.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits (ISBN: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Writer's Digest Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 1582973903

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 16.80
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
5.
The Writer s Guide to Character Traits (Paperback) (ISBN: 9781582973906)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: FW Publications Inc, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 234 x 148 mm. Brand New Book. From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! 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? Writer 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 variety of behaviors and influences, you ll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions - no matter how normal or psychotic they might be. In this updated and expanded edition, you ll also find: Comprehensive instruction on how to use this book New statistical information to help you create true-to-life characters Corresponding exercises that show you how to put the material to work in your stories A quick-reference index to make cross-referencing a snap Idea sparkers to get your thoughts out of your head and onto the page Plus, you ll learn about common - and not so common - psychological, physical, and relationship disorders; delve into the minds of criminals; find out what it takes to be a professional athlete, scientist, and truck driver; discover what life is like for a gang member, suicidal teen, and alcoholic; and more. In Writer s Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition, note psychologist and author Dr. Linda Edelstein takes you beyond generic personality types and into the depths of the human psyche where you re sure to find the resources you need to make your characters stand out from the crowd. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9781582973906

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 16.86
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
6.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits: Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types (Paperback) (ISBN: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: Bobs Books (JRM) (Romulus, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. 148mm x 27mm x 234mm. Paperback. From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 378 pages. 0.508. Bookseller Inventory # 9781582973906

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 17.83
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
7.
The Writer s Guide to Character Traits (Paperback) (ISBN: 9781582973906)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: FW Publications Inc, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 234 x 148 mm. Brand New Book. From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! 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? Writer 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 variety of behaviors and influences, you ll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions - no matter how normal or psychotic they might be. In this updated and expanded edition, you ll also find: Comprehensive instruction on how to use this book New statistical information to help you create true-to-life characters Corresponding exercises that show you how to put the material to work in your stories A quick-reference index to make cross-referencing a snap Idea sparkers to get your thoughts out of your head and onto the page Plus, you ll learn about common - and not so common - psychological, physical, and relationship disorders; delve into the minds of criminals; find out what it takes to be a professional athlete, scientist, and truck driver; discover what life is like for a gang member, suicidal teen, and alcoholic; and more. In Writer s Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition, note psychologist and author Dr. Linda Edelstein takes you beyond generic personality types and into the depths of the human psyche where you re sure to find the resources you need to make your characters stand out from the crowd. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9781582973906

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 18.79
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
8.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits (ISBN: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: Booklot COM LLC (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Writer's Digest Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1582973903. Bookseller Inventory # Z1582973903ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 20.04
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
9.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits (ISBN: 1582973903 / 1-58297-390-3)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: BookShop4U (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Writer's Digest Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1582973903. Bookseller Inventory # Z1582973903ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 20.04
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
10.
Writer's Guide to Character Traits : Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types (ISBN: 9781582973906)
Edelstein, Dr. Linda
ISBN 10: 1582973903
ISBN 13: 9781582973906
Bookseller: English-Book-Service - A Fine Choice (Waldshut-Tiengen, BW, Germany)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: 2006. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # TB9781582973906

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.56
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.70
From Germany to U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book