AWG Meeting - Workshop - Character Building

  • October 15, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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We'll look at how to build compelling characters. And we'll actually give it a try.

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  • Roger B.

    I have an idea, or a question: would anyone be interested in a seminar session on the differences in dialogue between men and women? Everyone seems to believe they speak differently, but what are the main differences?
    Anybody else interested in that?
    Does anyone think they have any useful information to impart on that subject?
    (could the above have been spoken by a woman?)

    October 15

    • Tony

      there is a *lot* of discussion of this topic online and elsewhere. i think this piece makes a lot of sense: http://www.intergalac...­ especially germain is her observation that some men may feel clueless on the opposite gender matter because they live in a man's world and do not have the experience that women do of negotiating the various manifestations of this reality.

      October 15

    • Terence K.

      see the website I just posted a link to in Discussions

      October 16

  • Lori

    Got held up at work so won't make it tonight. Sorry to miss it!

    October 15

  • Martha

    The Novacane effect from this morning's root canal is no longer working; therefore I must work at keeping the pain away. Sorry to miss the meeting. On the plus side, I think I found a good way to edit and to identify the missing parts of my writing. I am trying to finalize a finished product to share with the group.

    October 15

  • William T.

    Sorry, can't make this one, still recovering from Albuquerque.

    October 15

    • Michael K.

      Is that a new strain of Ebola?

      1 · October 15

    • William T.

      No symptom of flu, just tired and needed to catch up on translation work. Had to build my own dictionary. BTW, my Chapter 3 is uploaded.

      October 15

  • Kristin J.

    Still working! See you hopefully next week.

    October 15

  • Thierry S.

    I've brought this up a couple of times and would love to see a panel of writers our writers attack the issue. Or at least discuss it...
    l

    October 15

  • Jack K.

    Need to last minute cancel - job crunch

    October 15

  • Colleen M.

    I'm doing much better this week and I will be there tonight!

    1 · October 15

  • Maria D.

    I want to know where or how I can upload my book for critique, thanks.

    October 12

    • E. T. P.

      At the top of this page, just click "more" and then "files" to upload. Use page numbers, and limit submissions to 10-12 pages double spaced. Provide some context in the "comments" section, especially when uploading chapters of a novel.

      October 13

  • Ruth E. D.

    Interested in joining your group. Nevertheless, this week is not possible for me. Hopefully sometime this month?

    October 13

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just joined. I'm excited about meeting you all.

    October 13

  • Rene S.

    Can we have access, ahead of time, to whatever will be critiqued?

    Thanks,

    Rene

    October 3

    • William T.

      Click on "More" above then "File" and enjoy. See you in two weeks.

      October 13

  • William T.

    Just uploaded Chapter 3 of The 1st Emperor for critique.

    2 · October 12

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