Take Your Characters From Flat to Fabulous with Cynthia Owens

Character Take Your Characters From Flat to Fabulous with Cynthia Owens

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Class Length
4 Weeks
Take Your Characters From Flat to Fabulous: Creating Characters Your Readers Will Love will examine how to take a character from a flat, formless idea to a living, breathing, three-dimensional person that readers can root for, care about, and fall in love with.

We will cover:

· The basics—vital statistics, names, age, voice, and the character interview.
· The Place They Call Home—the space and how to define what it means to the character,
· This is the Moment - Backstory—Using the 5 Ws—Who, What, Where, When and Why—of an incident or incidents that most significantly affected the character.
· Who’s Talking Now? Dialogue—how dialogue and dialect can define a character.
· Body Language—how your character’s body can show what he’s feeling, and what he might want to hide.
· But Why Do They Do It?—how idiosyncrasies and odd habits shape your characters.
· Clothes Make the Man—or Woman!—How a person’s dress reveals who they are.
· Action and Reaction—How a character’s actions and others’ reactions to them reveal character.
· What Matters Most?—How the things your characters care about the most can shape them.
· The Supporting Cast – Secondary Characters

Included in the class is a workbook with worksheets, resources, assignments and more.
Class Format
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Cynthia Owens
Start date
Oct 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM
End date
Nov 13, 2023 at 12:50 AM
Registration end date
Oct 19, 2023 at 12:50 AM
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