Special All Day Workshop
With Becca Puglisi
Co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus series
April 22, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Richardson Civic Center; 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX
Lunch included in registration fee
Session One (3 hours): Larger Than Life Characters: Building a Hero From The Ground Up: An in-depth look at character creation by discussing personality traits, character psychology and motivation, emotional sensitivities and wounds, and how to ground characters in the real world to facilitate empathy and reader fascination.
Session Two (3 hours): Show, Don’t Tell: Sharing Characterization & Emotions Without Telling or Info Dumps: Examining how to take deep level character planning and put it on the page through showing, not telling. Attendees learn how to convey their character's physical descriptions, emotions, motivation, personality and backstory in ways that pull readers deeper into the story and the character's inner world.