Our job as novelists is to create characters that our readers love.
Or love to hate. Or want to be. Or want to jump into bed with.
Our characters need to feel real, engaging, and compelling, not just our main characters, but also our secondary characters and villains.
But how to actually do that?
In this course, we’ll cover how and go over some tools:
And we’ll go beyond the standard tools to cover:
You’ll come away from this course with detailed character sketches for your stories.
A great course to take to prepare building your next novel or novella.
Especially for genre novelists.
Many of the lessons have video, audio, and handouts.
Beth Barany is an award-winning novelist and a creativity coach and teacher for writers.
Her latest book for authors is Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers, available on Amazon, iTunes, and Nook.
The author of the bestselling books, The Writer's Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book and Overcome Writer's Block, Beth helps authors create successful and sustainable careers. Beth is the award-winning novelist of the young adult epic fantasy, Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, the first of a three-book series.
As a Master NLP Practitioner, Certified Creativity Coach, and experienced speaker and teacher, Beth Barany has helped authors get their books written, edited and published for over 15 years, as well as guided them in effectively marketing and selling their work. Five of her clients' books have been best-sellers. Sign up for her newsletter and receive her free Writer's Motivation Mini-Course at her blog for writers, Writer's Fun Zone.
Beth Barany lives in Oakland, California, with her husband, Ezra Barany, the bestselling author of The Torah Codes, their cats, and over 1,000 books.