Building Believable Characters - Short Course
Strong, memorable characters drive successful popular fiction, and this course takes a deep dive into what makes your characters tick. By creating your very own Character Universe blueprint, you will discover who your characters are, what they need and fear, how they achieve their goals and how this affects your story. This is a hands-on course so bring your ideas, enthusiasm and a drive to write!
Basic knowledge of English.
Hours of Commitment
5 - 10 hours
Paula Roe is an experienced presenter and has been writing and delivering workshops, tutorials and talks for RWA, ARRA, community colleges, libraries, and writing groups for over 20 years. A former office manager, workplace trainer and fitness instructor, she has been extensively involved in RWA since its inception - as Secretary, Contest Co-ordinator, Conference Co-ordinator, contest judge, Vice President and as RWA’s longest-running Hearts Talk editor. She has received RWA’s prestigious Lynne Wilding Award, is a RBY finalist and double-ARRA winner. She’s a recovering contest addict, published nine novels with Harlequin, released a non-fiction historical biography under her alternative writing persona, has a Diploma in Graphic Design and is the owner of The Wordable Writer, a resource for writers. She frequently juggles lots of spinning plates. Her website is at www.paularoe.com
Course Dates: 4 July to 7 August 2022
Cost: RWA-Member - $55.00 Non RWA-Member - $66.00
* Please note, there is a $0.50 Trybooking fee at checkout.
Venue: Online - Moodle
(Course attendees will be notified of access/login details via email from the RWA Academy Registrar a few days prior to the start date of the course)
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