character arc

  1. Peter Andrews

    Character Mastering Character Arcs with Peter Andrews

    One reason we come to fiction is to experience the changes characters go through. And, while the external journey from maid to princess or farmer to Jedi knight may create engaging challenges, we identify with characters because they learn how to trust others or master their tempers or become...

    Character Tarot for Writers with June Diehl

    The Tarot deck is another useful tool for writers that can be used in a multitude of ways from story idea generation to character creation to evolving story events (plotting). Writers do not necessarily need to know the meanings of the cards to use them for storytelling. You do not need to...
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    Do you want to strengthen your fiction writing skills? In this ebook, an experienced author discusses issues that are rarely covered in books on fiction writing. It will provide insights that will improve your craft skills
  4. TereMichaels

    Character The Missing Puzzle Piece: Core Wounds with Tere Michaels

    Core Wounds sit in the heart of every person - both real and fictional. An understanding of these deep-seated, harmful "truths" we believe can lead to the creation of three-dimensional characters and emotionally impactful narratives readers will never forget. This workshop will explore what a...
  5. Beth Daniels

    Genre Mixing Murder & Magic: Writing The Urban Fantasy P.I. to Life with Beth Daniels

    I picked up my first urban fantasy book to read after watching a short-lived series on the SciFi Channel, (as it was once known) called The Dresden Files. I’d tuned in because of a short mention in the newspaper TV listings about a show with a wizard named Harry who was the star of a bestselling...
  6. Romy Sommer

    Character Craft a Strong Character Arc with Romy Sommer

    A strong character arc is the key to getting readers emotionally invested in our stories. In this workshop we'll learn how to craft character arcs that will create a transformative experience not just for our characters, but for readers too.
  7. Angela Knight

    Craft Blastoff Beginnings: Writing opening chapters that take readers along for the ride w/ Angela Knight

    In this month-long online class, New York Times best-selling author Angela Knight discusses how to write a beginning that will have readers clicking the BUY button. Knight examines the elements that engage the reader’s curiosity and make her care about your characters. She will explain how to...
  8. Amdenisch

    Craft Villains and Antagonists with Anna Denisch

    Objective: By the end of this week-long workshop, writers will have be able to determine the differences between antagonists and villains and will be able to use this knowledge to create fulfilling and meaningful character arcs for the baddies of their books. Lesson One: Difference between an...
  9. Story Design: a series of lectures.

    Story Design: a series of lectures.

    Do you have one or more ideas for a story but aren’t sure what to do with it? Learn how to develop your idea into a story with author Hank Quense. During his Story Design series of lectures you’ll build your characters, create a plot, design the scenes and more.
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    Character Developing Characters from the Inside Out with Terri Main

    A story might be defined as somebody in some location has a goal, but something gets in the way of achieving that goal. Whether the story is a love story or an action-adventure Zombie Apocalypse novel, the character is always at the center of the story. Plot is determined by the choices your...
  12. Becky Martinez

    Craft Making Your Characters Real with Becky Martinez

    Great characters are the foundation of any good story. Learn how to bring your characters to life with one of the co-authors of two books on creating memorable characters. Find out how you can come up with heroes and heroines who go from cardboard figures to believable people. Make them come...
  13. SaschaIllyvich

    Character Am I Evil? A Primer on Creating Villains with Sascha Illyvich

    Have you crafted the perfect hero but now worry about his counterpart, the villain? Do you want to know what the difference is between the words evil and villain? Are you hoping to create the next Joker or original Dracula? Are you curious as to the numerous types of villains and their...