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In a play the gender role that matters most is the 'characters' because they are conveying or telling the story to the audience to understand. In fact some actors are not too good for a specific character so you get someone who suits that character you want. Thank you.


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They do it for know entities, they would NEVER trust an outsider to do it. 99% of the reject pile, most of it un-read, is from spin-offs of pre-existing movies or shows. They are taking a big financial risk with newcomers; they don’t want what their average trusted minions can produce. In other words If you ARE IN you can as mediocre as you want, but ...


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I would suggest: Creating Unforgettable Characters by Linda Seger. This is actually listed as recommended reading for applicants to ABC network's writing fellowship. 45 Master Characters and A Writer's Guide to Characterization by Victoria Schmidt. Reviews for these can come off mixed, but I like how Schmidt uses the hero's journey and mythological ...


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Two of the best Character-building books for me are: Write Great Fiction - Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint, by Nancy Kress - amazon link You can read this book for free on Amazon if you are a Kindle Unlimited (Kindle Online Library) member. Its a very readable book and explains character creation very well. and Creating Characters: The Complete ...


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It sounds like you don't really have a story yet, but a world. But a story is the journey of a character who wants something. Try one of these: Start with a character who lives in your world. What do they want? How they get it is your story. (If they have everything they want, you don't have a story; take something away from them). OR Start with a big ...


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I notice that you didn’t mention theme among the basic elements you had in place. You didn’t say much with your question, so forgive me if I wander off into speculation. In fact, I’ll toss a couple of ideas out there and hopefully something will stick. Several writer friends of mine and certainly many successful pros are plot-focused, genre writers. ...



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