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Writer's guide to character traits : includes profiles of human behaviors and personality types / Linda N. Edelstein.

Edelstein, Linda (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 808 EDE (Text) 36626102557014 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 808.397 EDE (Text) 78731000428740 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1582973903
  • ISBN: 9781582973906
  • Physical Description: 378 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-378) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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 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."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Fiction > Technique > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Characters and characteristics in literature > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Typology (Psychology) > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human behavior > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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