Building Characters 10 Practical Steps

29 Apr 2016
10:00 - 12:00
Cleckheaton Library

Building Characters 10 Practical Steps

Event Type: Creative Writing Workshop

Jason Hewitt is a novelist, playwright and actor. His debut novel, The Dynamite Room, was long-listed for the Desmond Elliot Prize for New Writing, and the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award, as well as being shortlisted for the New Angle Prize for Literature. His second novel, Devastation Road, published in 2015 has recently been long-listed for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.

Stories cannot exist without the characters that live within them. Yet creating strong, believable characters is harder than you might imagine. Whether you are writing short stories, novels or plays, are a fledgling writer or already have some experience, this workshop will provide 10 practical steps to help you create interesting and believable characters that will bring your story to life.

This fun and hands-on workshop will provide you with a toolbox of easy techniques that will help you develop a character from scratch and write their first scene.