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Building Strong Characters

November 29, 2018
7 p.m. CST

Starting with a character's backstory and emotional arc, learn to build a stronger character. We'll consider the character's description, dialogue, body language, quirks, flaws, and motivations. After this session, you'll create stronger characters who will jump start your fiction.

Darcy S. Pattison writes fiction, nonfiction and children’s literature. She is a blogger, writing teacher, and an indie publisher. Her books have been translated into nine languages. Although she is best known for her work in children’s literature, she also travels across the nation presenting her Novel Revision Retreat. She has been featured as a writer and writing teacher in prestigious publications such as Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies, and 2012 Writers Market. Pattison is also publisher of ebooks for adults in the educational market.

She is the 2007 recipient of the Arkansas Governor’s Art Award for Individual Artist, and a member of the Author’s Guild.


What is a Virtual Workshop?

Virtual Workshops are hour-long workshop sessions run by a diverse array of special guests on topics related to the mission of OWFI. They occur on our Slack chat platform.

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