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The Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of RWA Presents
The Character's Arc -- Presented by Sue Viders and Becky Martinez
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We all know that stories have a beginning, middle and an end, but the character who starts out your story is going to be a lot different by the time the story ends. Characters grow, change and develop over the course of a good book. How does that happen and how can you build a character that will fully develop before the reader's eyes? Why do you even need a character arc? How does it coincide with the story arc? Join two published authors and teachers for a week-long class as they take you along the ups and downs of the Character Arc and see how to make your character grow so that by the time the story ends, the final determination will be believable and inevitable.
Where: FF&P online Classroom
When: April 30, 2012 through May 6, 2012
This workshop will be conducted via a Yahoo! email loop. Email invitations will be sent 48 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop. Just register for the workshop and complete the payment process via PayPal. The cost is $10.00 for FFnP members and $15.00 for non-FFnP members.
Join FF&P: http://www.romance-ffp.com/join.cfm
Refunds / credits are determined on a case by case basis. If a class should be canceled, then participants have a choice of a credit to be applied to a future workshop or a refund.
Sue Viders is the author of more than 20 books, numerous articles and columns for both artists and writers. Her writing book Heroes and Heroines, Sixteen Master Archetypes, is used in many college and university writing courses. Her latest book, 10 Steps to Creating Memorable Characters is gaining use as a practical workbook for writers who want to develop their characters. She is a practicing artist, seminar leader, and educator with on-line classes both for writers and artists. Her latest product for writers is Deal a Story; an interactive card game consisting of 101 cards and six sections and is based on her Heroes and Heroines book.
Becky Martinez is an award-winning former broadcast journalist and published author. Her latest book, Deadly Messages was published by The Wild Rose Press in February 2010. Her first romance novel, Love on Deck, was an Aspen Gold finalist. She has had several short stories published and contributed a short story to The Trouble with Romance, an anthology that was a 2007 New Mexico Book Award finalist. She was also one of the co-authors of Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters, a workbook for writers.