DATE & TIME | May 13th 2023 – Social at 12:00 PM, Business meeting at 12:30 pm, Speaker at 1:30 pm or later–after the business meeting concludes.
LOCATION | Zoom and Activity Room at the Woodbourne Library, 6060 Far Hills Avenue, Centerville, Ohio 45459. See below for further instructions. Speaker will be in person.
TOPIC | Alyssa Alexander, Secondary But Effective: Creating and Using Secondary Characters to Strengthen Your Plot
Secondary But Effective: Creating and Using Secondary Characters to Strengthen Your Plot
Learn About Writing Craft
You don’t live in a vacuum, and neither does your protagonist. Every scene involves the protagonist’s relationship to the world and people around them. Every scene involves the protagonist’s relationship to the world and people around them. Learn tips and tricks from Alyssa Alexander, a USA Today Bestselling author. She’ll teach us how to create secondary characters to effectively deepen characterization, plot, and emotion–without letting them walk off with a scene.
During this session, Alyssa will hit all these topics:
- Character Types
- Character Levels
- Focus on Effective
- Character Development
- Spaghetti Method–but there aren’t any meatballs here!
Attending Our Hybrid Meeting
This program is free for members and prospective members who have not yet visited for two complimentary meetings. For those members who cannot join us in person, join us via Zoom. The password will be posted in the Central Ohio Fiction Writers Google Group, and on the members-only Central Ohio Fiction Writers Facebook page.
If you are not a COFW member and wish to attend this presentation via Zoom, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, the link spans from the moment we open the room to the social half hour through the business meeting and this program.
Per library policy, “Prepared food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed in meeting rooms.”
The Activity Room will be tight quarters and does not have a built-in room microphone.
About Our Speaker
Alyssa Alexander is a USA Today Bestselling author who survives the cold Michigan winters by penning romance novels that always include a bit of adventure. Her books have been translated into multiple languages, received Top Picks from RT, Publisher Weekly Starred Reviews, and were nominated for RT Best First Historical and the Best First Book RITA®.
When not working at her day job, writing, designing websites, cleaning house, scaling Mount Laundry, or doing any of the other tasks a wife, mother and writer must do, she can usually be found with a book in her hand. And maybe a drink with a paper umbrella.
Connect with Alyssa
Please visit Alyssa’s website to learn more about her writing.