In this guide, award-winning author Nancy Kress explores the crucial relationship between characterization and plot, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story.
In teaching you the fundamentals of creating characters that will keep your readers spellbound, Kress utilizes:
Dozens of excerpts from well-known fiction
Enlightening... [click here for more]
Included in this volume:
INTRODUCTION, Rich Horton (Editor) DARK INTEGERS, Greg Egan A PLAIN TALE FROM OUR HILLS, Bruce Ster AN EYE FOR AN EYE, Charles Coleman Finlay ALWAYS, Karen Joy Fowler AN OCEAN IS A SNOWFLAKE, FOUR BILLION MILES AWAY, John Barnes VIRUS CHANGES SKIN, Ekaterina Sedia WIKIWORLD, Paul Di Filippo ARTIFICE AND INTELLIGENCE, Tim Pratt JESUS CHRIST, REANIMATOR, Ken... [click here for more]