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Character, Choices & Community: The Three Faces of Christian Ethics
Russell B. Conners
Patrick T. McCormick
In their first and highly praised book together, Character, Choices and Community (Paulist Press, 1998), Pat McCormick and Russ Connors identified and discussed character, choices and community as the three essential and interrelated "ingredients" of moral experience. This second book is a companion volume. Here the authors provide a consistent and systematic method for making connections between those three elements of moral experience and ...
Character Mentor: Learn by Example to Use Expressions, Poses, and Staging to Bring Your Characters to Life
You've researched your character extensively, tailored her to your audience, sketched hundreds of versions, and now you lean back content as you gaze at your final character model sheet. But now what? Whether you want to use her in an animated film, television show, video game, web comic, or children's book, you're going to have to make her perform. How a character looks and is costumed starts to tell her story, but her body language ...
LEGO Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia
Contains an EXCLUSIVE minifigure for you to put together! Sensei Wu's ninjas may work together, but they are actually all very different and unique. Little ninjas everywhere can now learn everything there is to know about their favorite Masters of Spinjitzu in DK's LEGO® Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia . Each beautifully illustrated spread features tons of fun facts on the different characters, variants of each minifigure, and the various ...
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide To Character Expression
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Using its easy-to-navigate list format, readers can draw inspiration from character cues that range in intensity to match any emotional moment. The Emotion Thesaurus also tackles ...
45 Master Characters
Writer's Digest Books
Create unforgettable characters your readers will love! 45 Master Characters will make your characters and their stories more compelling, complex and original than ever before. You'll explore the most common male and female archetypes—the mythic, cross-cultural models from which all characters originate—and learn how to use them as foundations for your own unique characters. Examples culled from literature, television and film ...
Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective ...
Writer's Digest Books
Create Complex Characters How do you create a main character readers won't forget? How do you write a book in multiple-third-person point of view without confusing your readers (or yourself)? How do you plant essential information about a character's past into a story? Write Great Fiction: Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by award-winning author Nancy Kress answers all of these questions and more! This accessible book is filled with ...
Portraits of Integrity: Real People Who Demonstrated Godly Character (Volume 1)
The Learning Parent, 2013
One of the most powerful ways to inspire young people to greatness is through the stories of great people from the past. In Portraits of Integrity you and your children will be challenged to strive for excellence through the examples of 45 people in all three volumes who did just that. In Volume 1, they will meet: --Jake DeShazer who was a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. He was tortured and kept in solitary confinement for many ...
Character Building: Problem Stories for Family Discussions
Character Building: Problem Stories for Family Discussions promotes love, creativity, and fun within families. As your children discuss the story problems their minds will light up with real solutions. The discussions are easy and interactive. Instead of lecturing your children about listening, read Jacob’s story. When Jacob tried to talk, his brother and sister kept teasing and interrupting. You’ll find out what Jacob’s parents did and ...
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in How Children Succeed , Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. How Children Succeed ...
Writer's Guide to Character Traits
Dr. Linda Edelstein
Writer's Digest Books
From Sex to Schizophrenia: Everything You Need to Develop Your Characters! What makes a person commit a white-collar crime? Who is a likely candidate to join a cult? Why do children have imaginary friends? How does birth order affect whether or not a person gets married? When does mind over matter become a crippling problem? Writer's Guide to Character Traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. With more ...
Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification
Oxford University Press, USA
"Character" has become a front-and-center topic in contemporary discourse, but this term does not have a fixed meaning. Character may be simply defined by what someone does not do, but a more active and thorough definition is necessary, one that addresses certain vital questions. Is character a singular characteristic of an individual, or is it composed of different aspects? Does character--however we define it--exist in degrees, or is it simply ...
How to draw simple cartoon characters - Part II (Art made easykids cartoons, cartoon characters, cartoon, ...
Drawing cartoons can be a very enjoyable pass time. This book walks you through simple steps to create a cartoon character. This particular cartoon is rendered in acrylic, but the type paint is not important. What is important is that you have fun. This is the second book in a series written on the premise that anyone can learn how to draw and paint. Ever wanted to make a cartoon character? Or wanted to help your children learn how to ...
LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
Includes exclusive LEGO® Star Wars® minifigure! DK is bringing two of the world's most popular properties together again in a fun, chunky format that kids and adults are sure to love! This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles showing interesting and never-before-seen elements of all your favorite LEGO® Star Wars® minifigures. With more than 400 captivating images and tons of fascinating facts, the LEGO® Star Wars® ...
Character Cake Toppers: Over 65 Design Ideas for Sugar Fondant Models
David & Charles
Learn how to make amazing fondant cake topper designs, with over 65 ideas for sugar characters, bases and accessories! Whether it's a pirate with his treasure chest and parrot, or a kitten with a comfy cushion and a ball of yarn to play with, each cake topper design has three unique features for you to make--use these individually or mix and match from different designs to create your own unique cake toppers! Basic cake decorating ...
Character Animation Crash Course!
Book & CD. This book is a veritable Genie's lamp filled with everything the aspiring animator could wish for! Renowned animator Eric Goldberg's detailed text and drawings illuminate how to conceive characters "from the inside out" to create strong personalities. Classic animation techniques are analyzed and brought to life through this unique book and its accompanying CD that offers readers animated movie examples that show, in real time or ...
LEGO Minifigures: Character Encyclopedia
Includes an exclusive minifigure! From the Musketeer to the Minotaur, the LEGO® Minifigures world features a diverse cast of minifigures inspired by history, movies, myth, sports, and everyday life. With the LEGO® Minifigures: Character Encyclopedia , readers will get to know all of the fun and fantastic minifigures from Series 1 through 10. LEGO Minifigures collectors and fans alike will love this guide showcasing each and every LEGO ...
Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
NATIONAL BESTSELLER Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well. No writer is better poised to explore this territory than Emily Bazelon, who has established herself as a ...
Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
The Star Wars Character Encyclopedia is the definitive illustrated guide to Luke Skywalker, Jabba the Hut, and all of your favorite characters of the Star Wars galaxy! Feel the force as you flip through pages of profiles of all your favorite characters from the Star Wars galaxy. With stat boxes, expert text, incredible movie stills, and more than 200 profiles, this is book is a must have for Star Wars fans of all ages. © 2012 ...
Character Disturbance: the phenomenon of our age
George K. Simon Ph.D.
Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles II - Creatures and Characters
The ultimate celebration of the first Hobbit movie reveals the culmination of the creative vision for the film through exclusive interviews with the designers, cast and crew, and more than 500 previously unpublished photographs, written and designed by the team at Weta Workshop. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles - Creatures and Characters explores the amazing cast of heroes and villains, beasts and beings that populate Middle-earth in ...
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