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character-driven

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  • I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven.

    on writing by stephen king

  • Yes, I know Spielberg excels just as much at telling smaller, more character-driven tales as he does at relating epic-scale adventures, but I personally prefer the latter.

    Steven Spielberg Backs Away From ‘Harvey’ Remake » MTV Movies Blog

  • It's a rich, deep, character-driven book that I enjoyed very much.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It's a character-driven fantasy and I'm absolutely loving it!

    Friday Book Club

  • They're more inherently dramatic and character-driven and show a greater understanding of the way the world actually works, plus O'Hara's clanging and obvious prose isn't as much of a flaw as it is in his novels since his stories tend to be mostly dialogue and he was awfully good at capturing the way people talk to each other.

    Lance Mannion:

  • The slapstick was character-driven and the joke didn't end with the prat-fall.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Sure, I like persistent characters and universes, but I like character-driven tales, and the Grand Epic Trilogy Plotlines rarely seem to hinge on the kind of textured, fascinating character work of my favourite genre writers.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Chocolate Surprise, by Lily Hoshino (Deux): I swear someone told me that Hoshino created the kind of yaoi that I like – character-driven and emotionally grounded.

    April « 2009 « The Manga Curmudgeon

  • “A Place of Peace” shows Mase at his sharpest, telling a character-driven story within his larger context.

    Weekend reading: Ikigami, Sayonara, Kurosagi

  • The potential for hubbub is also mitigated by the philosophizing, which ends up being refreshingly character-driven.

    02 « September « 2009 « The Manga Curmudgeon

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