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6:00 pm

The Craft:  Swain’s Creating Characters – Ch 15:  The Character Out Of Time – Part A

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Colorado Springs Fire Station #14, 1875 Dublin Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80918 United States
Back to the Future - Cropped

6:00 – 7:30:  The Craft:  Swain's Creating Characters - Ch 15:  The Character Out Of Time How do you get people to read about characters in unfamiliar worlds?  You provide emotional insight into the world and individuals involved. Historical characters require grounding in the well-known peculiarities of the age.  Characters in the future require a range of attributes, from fascination and wonder to hopelessness and despair.  Contemporary characters need twists, something that kicks them out of the ordinary into the extraordinary.  Throughout, Swain gives us three tricks of the trade for us to use while bringing our characters to brilliant life. Homework:  Read Chapter 15 before arriving. 7:30 – 9:00:  Tre Critique Tre Critique is  three-member team approach to more dynamic and informative critiques of our work.  By both giving and receiving two critiques each week, the quality of your writing will improve at a rapid pace and reach high quality […]

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