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Character-Odyssey: Exploring the Art of Character-Driven Fiction

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Tuesdays, 4 weeks
May 7
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May 28
6:30 - 8:30PM CT
INSTRUCTOR:
Cara Lynn Albert
LOCATION:
The Porch House at 2811 Dogwood Pl., Nashville, TN 37204
$
207
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$
243
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Discover the essentials of character-driven fiction in this four-week workshop. We will delve into the intricacies of storytelling that transcend genre boundaries, focusing on the art of creating compelling characters. Throughout our sessions, we will analyze multiple works from a range of authors. Engage in tailored, generative writing exercises designed to unearth the depth and complexity of your characters.

Each week, we will immerse ourselves in various short stories, flash fiction, and novel excerpts, unraveling the ways characters are developed and intertwined with plot and setting. By the end of our journey, you will grasp and apply the nuances that define character-driven fiction in your own final project, where characters stand as the focal point. As a workshop, we will discuss the techniques you used to craft characters that captivate readers.

Join us for an insightful exploration into the soul of storytelling!

Cara Lynn Albert is a writer from Florida. She earned her MFA degree in creative writing from the University of Colorado Boulder, and her work has been published in The Florida Review, New Ohio Review, Bat City Review, Catapult, and elsewhere. Cara currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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