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Master Class: The Craft of Character with Bruce Holsinger
October 11, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm$45 – $65
This class will address the making of human characters in fiction. Characters–believable, authentic, sympathetic–are the lifeblood of story. Who wants to read or keep reading a novel if we don’t care about the fellow human beings inhabiting its setting and guiding its plot? We’ll look at several examples of great characters and try out some character-building exercises of our own. All levels welcome.
Bruce Holsinger is a novelist and scholar based in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the author of two award-winning historical novels, A Burnable Book and The Invention of Fire, as well as a new contemporary novel, The Gifted School (Riverhead/Penguin Random House, 2019). His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Washington Post, Slate, and many other publications. @bruceholsinger
Registration will open to the general public on October 1, 2019. Prior to that time, conference attendees are welcome to register.
For more information about the conference, visit: 2019 JRW Conference
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