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Fictional Characters, Imagined and Observed

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

Fictional Characters, Imagined and Observed

Taught by Professor James Hynes | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Continue your study of character with a look at several approaches for building a character. Some writers draw from life, whereas others draw from the imagination. Some build characters “inside out,” others from the “outside in.” Some develop characters by psychology, others by circumstances. Professor Hynes shows you a range of options.

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