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#TypesTuesday – Some Character Type Examples

#TypesTuesday - Here is a list of character examples

The Realm Within

The internal conflict central to "Know Thyself" is key to making any script work. Over the course of a really satisfying film or television show a character makes that risky and dangerous "voyage within."

Why a Character’s Worldview is Important

"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." Anais Nin. That is an incredibly important concept in creating authentic characters

#TypesTuesday – Power of Truth in Burn Notice and The Mentalist

#TypesTuesday - Power of Truth characters are driven to look beneath the surface of things

#TypesTuesday – Hank Hill and Power of Conscience

#TypesTuesday - Animated series offer an interesting view into character development.

Digital Rights and Publishing

The Gutenberg revolution continues. Google is now enabling authors and publishers who sign off under various Creative Commons licenses to distribute their works for free using the Google Books platform

#TypesTuesday – Shelley Long and Power of Conscience

#TypesTuesday - Diane Chambers is a repressed, uptight Power of Conscience character

Fear and How to Use It

“Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.” Samuel Butler (English novelist, essayist and critic). Truer words were never spoken. A character’s fear is the greatest burden he or she carries. It is the constant "static" the character cannot escape.

Taking Woodstock – Bummer

The 40th anniversary of Woodstock, which took place from August 15 to August 18, 1969 is being marked forty years and eight days later by the release of Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock. Reviews are not quite groovy. I concur

Power of Will

These characters take what they want, fight for every inch of turf, refuse to show any weakness themselves and pounce decisively on the weakness of others. They have a kill or be killed framework for everything. They believe absolutely in the Law of the Jungle
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