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Creating Strong, Effective Characters in Fiction

All Levels | We will discuss the troubles, problems, and pitfalls of creating characters in fiction. Students will learn how to craft effective protagonists, antagonists, and secondary and minor characters. Other topics will include character-driven stories, plot-driven stories; making likable bad guys; the anti-hero, and alien creature characters in Sci-fi and Fantasy. Each student will fashion their own set of characters, incorporating them into a finished story.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: BJ Neblett

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 04/15/2018

End Date: 05/20/2018

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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BJ Neblett

BJ Neblett is a self-confessed product of the TV generation. BJ began his writing career in earnest with Elysian Dreams, a contemporary romantic fantasy adventure. Ice Cream Camelot is a Historical Memoir about growing up during the Kennedy administration. BJ has written for the JKF Memorial Library as well as the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Blog. He is a regular contributor of short stories to several publications including eFiction, Romance, and Paradox Ethereal Magazines. BJ’s next releases will be Planet Alt-Sete- Nine, a sci-fi/fantasy trilogy; a fiction anthology, and a compilation of his romance shorts. Read more of his work and contact him at bjneblett.blogspot.com

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