Former private investigator and New York Times notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and entertaining blueprint to the elements of characterization — from initial inspiration to realization — with special insights into:
- the power of secrets and contradictions.
- the embodiment of roles.
- managing the “tyranny of motive.”
- mastering crucial techniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes.