Characters and Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card -- 240 pages
In this book Card gives us some insight as to how he thinks of his characters, constructs them, and then portrays them. If you are a fiction writer or want to be one, this is one book you simply must read. It inspired me and instructed me, and it pulled me along to the finish. After checking out this book at the library, I went online and bought my own copy because it is definitely worth having on your shelf.