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A Conversation with Dr. Paul About Creative Characterization

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Paul Reeves about one of my favorite topics–characterization. I shared some of the secrets I’ve learned from my characters and talked about the techniques I use to “coax” my characters to … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization at The Writer’s Garret

What makes a story memorable to you? For me, it’s the character, and I love discovering writers’ characters in my Creative Characterization workshops. This four-week workshop at The Writer’s Garret will cover several of the methods I’ve used to create … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization Online Class

Do you have writer’s block? Are your characters giving you the silent treatment? Would you like to discover your characters’ secrets? Need a subplot? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may benefit from my online class, … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization

Of all the workshops I present, my favorites are those centered around character development. There’s nothing better than seeing an author’s eyes widen when their “aha” moment arrives and they discover something new about their characters. For me, characterization is … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Creative Characterization!

I’m excited to announce my new workbook, Creative Characterization, is now available on Amazon! This workbook demonstrates six different methods I’ve taught in workshops over the last few years: Interviewing Describing Photos and Paintings Writing Letters Writing in a Different … Continue reading

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