Positive Trait Thesaurus
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Positive Trait Thesaurus

Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi

The Positive Trait Thesaurus is a book that helps with character creation by giving a large selection of attributes to choose from and real character examples. This brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project and is extensively indexed with entries written in a user-friendly list format.

The Positive Trait Thesaurus is a valuable resource for character development. It provides a large selection of attributes to choose from, along with real character examples from literature, film, or television. This allows you to see how an attribute drives actions and decisions and helps you to avoid common personality pitfalls.

In addition, the book offers insight into human needs and morality, and how each determines the strengths that emerge in heroes and villains alike. Whether you’re looking to create a rounded character or simply want to add some depth to your story, The Positive Trait Thesaurus is an essential tool for any writer’s toolbox.

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