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Friday, April 3 • 9:00am - 10:00am
1I: Moral Villains and Sinning Heroes: Creating Complex Characters FULL

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Heroes sin and villains are occasionally good. Struggles of good vs. evil are happening within, so why not write our characters that way? This two-day course will look at various technical approaches to building realistic characters in fiction, challenging the binary form. Characters are as complex on the page as they are off the page, and we will explore this tension through theory, discussion and a writing exercise.

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Wayétu Moore

Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Entertainment Weekly & BuzzFeed. Her writing can be found in The Paris Review, Frieze Magazine, Guernica, The Atlantic Magazine and other publications. She’s a graduate... Read More →

Friday April 3, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Beacon Hill Room - 4th Floor