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Friday, January 22, 2010

Writing Tip of the Day-Characters

Female archetypes with their varied attributes can be useful for the creation of heroines. These archetypes have been labeled as: Boss, Survivor, Spunky Kid, Free Spirit, Waif, Librarian, Crusader and Nurturer. An explanation of female archetypes can be found at: Other sources are: "Type Talk" by Otto Kroeger and Janet M. Thuesen, and "45 Master Characters, Mythic Models for Creating Original Characters" by Victoria Lynn Schmidt.

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