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Your Writing Coach 2nd ed: From Concept to Character, from Pitch to Publication by Jurgen Wolff

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“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”

—George Washington Carver

If you ask most people about their favorite book or film, usually they will talk more about the characters than the details of the story. They remember Jack Sparrow long after they’ve forgotten the plot details of Pirates of the Caribbean. They can tell you about Elizabeth Bennet years after they had to read Pride and Prejudice in school, even if they don’t remember what actually happened in the book. In non-fiction as well, it’s the writer’s ability to introduce ...

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