June Meeting

Join us for an evening with Moriah Densley as she discusses Give your characters an authentic voice through first, third, male, or female point-of-view.

Increase your powers of observation, learn from gender research, analyze examples for effectiveness, and know when to defy stereotypes with your characters.  

OBJECTIVES

•  Filter your author's perception through first person, third person, male, or female POV

•  Craft main characters who defy stereotypes and secondary characters who conform for ideal contrast, and justify non-stereotypical characters with three dimensions of character development

•  Learn tricks the pros use to create “deep POV”

•  Avoid common mistakes in POV writing


 

Moriah Densley sees nothing odd at all about keeping both a violin case and a range bag stuffed with pistols in the back seat of her car. They hold up the stack of books in the middle, of course. She enjoys writing about Victorians, assassins, and geeks. Her muses are summoned by the smell of chocolate, usually at odd hours of the night. By day her alter ego is your friendly neighborhood music teacher. She lives in Las Vegas with her husband, four children, and two possibly brain-damaged cats.

Moriah has a Master’s degree in music, is a 2012 RWA Golden Heart finalist, 2012 National Reader’s Choice Award winner, and ’12 NRCA “Best First Book” finalist. She’s the author of the bestselling “Rougemont” Historical Romance series from Eskape Press, and the “Network-One” Paranormal Romance series coming 2014 from Entangled Publishing. Moriah is represented by Courtney Miller-Callihan of Greenburger Associates. Visit http://moriahdensley.com


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  • Liz L.

    A very enjoyable and informative meeting. Great energy in the room, a well-prepared speaker with an friendly personality.

    June 23

  • Walter and Bobbie S.

    The meeting was great. Learned a lot about POV that can be used for children's stories

    June 22

  • Bob B.

    Moriah knows her stuff. Good job cramming hours of info into a short talk.

    June 20

  • Bob B.

    Very informative meeting. Moriah was a very knowledgeable speaker and came prepared with valuable handouts. Hope we can have her again soon.

    June 20

  • Patricia K.

    Great speaker. Great audience. Richard Warren? The greatest!

    June 20

  • Richard W.

    Moriah was awesome. Thanks to everyone who attended.

    June 20

  • A former member
    A former member

    tonight was a lot of fun, wished it was a little longer. thanks to everyone for everything :-)

    June 19

  • Christy B.

    Sorry, I can't make it this month. My Dad is visiting from out if town. Hope it's a great meeting.

    June 19

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, I can't make it. What a great topic!

    June 18

  • Rebecca V.

    I really wanted to come tomorrow. I came for the first time in May, and I had a great time. Unfortunately, I have a shoulder injury causing me a great deal of pain, so I'm stuck at home on pain meds. I will try my best to make July's meeting. Thanks!

    June 18

  • Peggy R.

    I am looking forward to seeing everyone Thursday night at the Tap House , and getting new ideas.
    Thank You

    June 17

  • Inge-Lise G.

    Sorry I can't make the meeting. I'm out of town until October.

    June 16

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