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Make Memorable Characters With a Character Web (Up to 3 attendees)

Eloise. Olivia. Ramona. Harry. Many kids would say that some of their best friends are the beloved characters they meet in books. But how do authors create these iconic characters? Award-winning author Laurie Friedman explains it all in this interactive session, and teaches participants how to make character webs that they can use as a blueprint for creating their own characters. Participants will need paper and a pen or pencil, as well as print out which Laurie will email prior to session.

Laurie Friedman

45 Minute Program

 

$300


So much goes into creating strong and memorable characters—who they are, where they’re from, what they like and don’t like, what motivates them, and what makes them unique. Laurie introduces participants to the concept of a character web and shows young authors how it can be used to effectively shape and mold exciting, dynamic characters in their own stories. In this session, participants will create a character and write a short story using this system.

About the Author

Laurie Friedman is the author of over sixty award-winning books for young readers including the bestselling Mallory McDonald chapter book series and many rhyming picture books including Love, Ruby Valentine. Her latest book, The Campaign, is a middle-grade novel about two best friends who run against each other for class president.

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