Month: May 2015

Thank you, Angela!

Thank you to Angela Ackerman for you fantastic presentation last night on character flaws. I know I took away some killer ideas for my own characters and the applause suggested others did as well.

Thank you, Angela!

Thank you to Angela Ackerman for you fantastic presentation last night on character flaws. I know I took away some killer ideas for my own characters and the applause suggested others did as well.

Thursday Meeting – May 28th

May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 pm at St Mark’s Lodge. Members only.

Character Flaws

with Angela Ackerman

Angela discusses the importance of hobbling a protagonist with flaws to establish believability, create friction opportunities with other characters, and of course, to sabotage the hero’s greatest strengths, making it difficult for him to achieve his goals and emerge whole (character arc).

Angela Ackerman is a writing coach and bestselling co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character ExpressionThe Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Attributes and The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Flaws. A Canadian and a fan of paying it forward, she blogs at Writers Helping Writers, a description hub filled with innovative tools for writers.

Angela will also have her books available for purchase at the event! If you are interested, please bring cash or cheque.

Thursday Meeting – May 28th

May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 pm at St Mark’s Lodge. Members only.

Character Flaws

with Angela Ackerman

Angela discusses the importance of hobbling a protagonist with flaws to establish believability, create friction opportunities with other characters, and of course, to sabotage the hero’s greatest strengths, making it difficult for him to achieve his goals and emerge whole (character arc).

Angela Ackerman is a writing coach and bestselling co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character ExpressionThe Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Attributes and The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Flaws. A Canadian and a fan of paying it forward, she blogs at Writers Helping Writers, a description hub filled with innovative tools for writers.

Angela will also have her books available for purchase at the event! If you are interested, please bring cash or cheque.