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Friday, July 12 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing Great Characters

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This workshop requires a full Festival pass.
What do Blanche DuBois, Katniss Everdeen, Hamlet, Sula Peace, and Michael Corleone all have in common? They are all great characters. Whether you are a playwright, screenwriter, novelist or television writer, the ability to create compelling, unforgettable characters is key. Ultimately, it is the recognizable yet surprising and unique character that draws in readers and audience members. By combining in-class-exercises, lectures, reading and writing assignments, learn how to create detailed, compelling characters.

You'll walk away with...
  • The ability to create detailed, compelling characters
  • An understanding of how characters draw in readers and audience members and lead them forward through the story
Ideal for...
  • Playwrights, screenwriters, novelists, and television writers
  • Writers of all levels

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Lori Fischer

Professor, New York University and Lipscomb University
LORI FISCHER (Playwright/Actress/Professor) received her M.F.A. from the N.Y.U. Dramatic Writing Department. She is a New York University Harry Kondoleon Graduate Award in Playwriting recipient, a Dramatists Guild Fellow and a member of the Dramatists Guild Foundation’s new playwriting... Read More →

Friday July 12, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
NC State University - Thompson Hall 2241 Dunn Ave, Raleigh, NC