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February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Discover techniques for creating unforgettable characters

SECRETS TO WRITING REALISTIC CHARACTERS: How to Bring Your Characters to Life on the Page with Liza Wiemer


In this session, we will explore different techniques that will help you create unforgettable characters. Perfect for anyone who is getting started on a novel or writers who want some guidance developing their characters. We’ll do some hands-on exercises, explore values and conflicts, as well as look at ways to dig deep into your characters’ psyches. Have paper and a pen or pencil available for writing activities.

Tuition for this 90-minute workshop is $30. Write On members receive a 10% discount. To become a member, please click here. To register online for this session, please click the button below. For other registration options, please call 920.868.1457.

Liza Wiemer is an award-winning educator with over twenty years of teaching experience. Her second young adult novel, The Assignment, was published by Delacorte Press on August 25, 2020. To date, The Assignment will also be published in Russia, Poland, Italy, and South Korea. Hello?, her debut contemporary YA novel, was named a Goodreads Best Young Adult Novel of the Month. In addition, Liza has had two adult nonfiction books published and several short stories included in the New York Times bestselling Small Miracles series. She has had articles published in various newspapers and magazines. A graduate of UW-Madison, Liza has two married sons and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, Jim.


February 9
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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