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2018-01/28 Characters: Making Them Memorable with Lisa Kessler 

Date: Sunday, January 28, 2018 Time: 2pm to 5pm Number of sessions: 1 day only! Members: $45 Nonmembers: $54 Location: San Diego Writers Ink, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #202-204, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

We’ll talk about what makes a character pop off the page, and what makes a reader remember them. We’ll analyze some well known fictional characters as well as learn some tools to brainstorm new characters, both main characters and side characters. Bring your notebook and your muse!


LisaHeadshotLisa Kessler has published multiple short stories in print anthologies and magazines.  Her vampire short story, Immortal Beloved, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award and has been reprinted in the Dead Souls anthology by Morrigan Books.  After meeting Ray Bradbury she took up his challenge to write 52 Short Stories in 52 Weeks and one of the stories grew into her novel, Moonlight, became a finalist in the Kensington/RT Writing with the Stars contest.

Her debut novel, Night Walker, won a San Diego Book Award for Best Fantasy-SciFi-Horror and the Hearts Through History for Best Paranormal and Best First Book.

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