Writing Believable Characters

Writing Believable Characters

$130 Limited inc GST
Writing Believable Characters

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Writing Believable Characters – Sydney Course

Strong, multi-faceted and complex characters drive successful popular fiction. If you’re writing or planning to write a novel, join an award-winning, multi-published fiction author to help you discover who your characters are, what makes them tick, what they need, how they achieve their goals and how this affects your story. There will be lots of practical hands-on opportunities to work on your own book so come prepared to write!

  • Paula Roe is a regular Borders Books bestseller and one of only five Australian authors who write for Harlequin Desire, a line published by Harlequin Enterprises, the biggest romance publisher in the world. Harlequin books go out to over 28 countries and are translated into 28 languages in 114 international markets on six continents. Before publication, Paula’s writing won and placed in various contests, including Wisconsin Romance Writers Fabulous Five Silver Quill, Magnolia State Dixie First Chapter, Romance Writers of Australia’s Emerald Award and the Valerie Parv Award.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course you will learn:

  • what character goals, motivations and conflicts are and why they’re important
  • how to define GMC for their characters
  • why the past is the key to a strong story
  • various methods of defining what makes their characters tick
  • how to further develop their story past chapter one

Course Outcome

By the end of the course you will learn:

  • have a greater understanding of various writing techniques
  • be able to apply practical knowledge to develop their characters and story

What to bring

Please bring a:

  • Pen and notepad

Other Information:

  • No textbook required
  • Comprehensive course notes provided

Prerequisite

The ability to read and write in English at an intermediate level or higher.

Delivery Mode

This class is delivered in a classroom.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!