Character Motto: A Writer's Tool for Creating 3-D Characters & Enhancing Plot, Setting & Conflict
No more flat characters!
It slices, it dices, it's a handy-dandy Swiss Army knife for your writer's toolbox!
If you're searching for a way to make your characters deeper, more engaging, and more multidimensional, search no more. Want to know how to move your plot forward, or make your story setting more relevant and richer? Then you need Character Motto!
In this fun, engaging book, USA Today Bestselling, award-winning author Susan Gable provides a simple, easy-to-follow explanation of how discovering and applying your characters' personal mottos (the core philosophy by which they live their lives) can help you create more vibrant characters and settings, figure out major plot points, and enhance the conflict in your books.
It's a must-have tool for every writer's toolbox.
"...a solid tool to help writers focus either while they're writing or once their manuscript is done. The list in the back of the book is both funny and priceless." - Amazon Reviewer
"I don't buy many writing craft books because I often find them too general or off-point from my issues. But from the get-go I could see this one was going to speak to me. The concepts were easy to grasp, and the exercises helped me relate them to my characters and storyline. It definitely strengthened my work-in-progress, and I'm sure I'll be referring back to it for future projects." - Author Tina Ferraro
"Whether you're a "Plotter" or a "Pantser," this multi-functional writer's tool will work wonders for you. The key to publishing a great novel that readers love is creating interesting, surprising, and REAL characters...and this workshop-in-a-book helps you do exactly that." - Amazon Reviewer
"Gable's book, while addressed to writers, has value to readers as well because it shows how to find deeper meaning in even the most entertaining types of fiction. Gable touches on the basics of plotting, character development, setting, conflict and theme through the filter of life mottos of characters in a way that makes this book relevant for both beginning and experienced writers. Anything that makes you think has to be good, right? (That's my motto!)" KatyDoesWrite