Creating Compelling Characters

Characterization is the lifeblood of a good story. You want to fashion a personality that is not just true to life, but true to the mind, heart, and soul of your reader. This workshop gives you tools and insights for creating characters that are believable, identifiable, unique, complex, and relatable. Discover strategies for getting to know your characters before you start telling their stories. Participate in class in exercises that help you identify what your characters want and how they will navigate the dilemmas they may encounter. By entering into your characters’ frames of reference, identifying their desires, and putting them in some kind of bind, you can create interesting three-dimensional characters. Levi Andrew Noe has an MFA from the Regis Mile High MFA Program. Rain Check, his first flash fiction collection was published by Truth Serum Press. His flash fiction, short stories, creative nonfiction, and works of poetry can be found at Connotation Press, Boston Literary Magazine, Bartleby Snopes and Literary Orphans, among many others.

Code:2095AF9
Dates:October 7, 2019 Check for other dates
Meets:One Mon., 6:30-8PM 10/07
Location:CFU LOWRY: Near 1st & Quebec
Fee:$46
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:$2 materials fee payable in class . Come with a character you would like to develop. If you have been working on the character, feel free to bring your notes/writing.

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