SO HERE IS THE DEAL
Characterandwritinghelp recently crossed the 4000 follower benchmark! Because this is awesome, we thought we would do something awesome for all of you!
CHECK OUT THESE AWESOME PRIZES
4000 followers means 4 different prizes. Prizes will be assigned at random to winners, and winners can only win one prize.
Prize 1: The Writer’s Toolbox: Creative Games and Exercises for Exercising the “Write” Side of Your Brain booklet and box set, by Jamie Cat Callan
This box contains a booklet full of exercises to jumpstart your creativity, as well as a bunch of writing exercise prompts and creative boosters. Inside, you will find games, ideas, starters, and more to help you punch writer’s block right in its ugly face.
Prize 2: 20 Master Plots and How to Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias
This is the book that Headless
keeps under his pillow keeps talking about. Master Plots breaks down 20 time-honored and well-established plot archetypes with examples from TV, film, theater, and more to give you a greater understanding of how they work, and how you can effectively use them in your own stories.
Prize 3: A Writer’s Guide to Characterization: Archetypes, Heroic Journeys, and Other Elements of Dynamic Character Development by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
This is an in-depth, comprehensive guide to well-worn character archetypes, and includes lessons and questionnaires to help you in your own work. The book draws examples from films and novels to help illustrate different aspects of characterization, and will give you all the help you’ll need to create dynamic character arcs.
Prize 4: 45 Master Characters: Mythic Models for Creating Original Characters by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
This book covers a variety of different character types, breaking each one into smaller bits of archetypes and character journeys to demonstrate how they work. Creating complex characters and the arcs that make them work will be a piece of cake from here on out.
All four winners will also receive a handwritten card of writer’s encouragement, along with a NaNoWriMo “I Novel” sticker.
SAVE THE DATE
The giveaway begins today, July 1st, and ends on July 7th. Four winners will be announced and contacted on July 8th, so keep your ask boxes open and an eye out for a congratulatory message from one of us.
ENOUGH OF THAT, I’M SURE YOU’RE WONDERING HOW TO WIN
Here’s the fine print:
- You must be following our super-awesome blog, characterandwritinghelp. If you are seeing this post, odds are you already do. If not—we are pretty cool people and you should check us out.
- Like and reblog this post! Both likes and reblogs count as entries. There is no limit to how many times you can enter, but be kind to your followers.
- Anyone in the world can enter! We will cover the shipping.
We will be using a random selector to pick the winner, and winners must be willing to provide us with their address. If we announce and contact a winner and receive no response after 48 hours, we will choose another winner.
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