Using Psychology to Build Better Characters
Description: Eileen Cook, Author, talks with Alexa about building better characters.
Format: Video Q&A
Level: This presentation is for all level fiction authors seeking to write better characters.
Eileen Cook is a multi-published author with her novels appearing in eight languages. She’s a frequent speaker at conferences around the world. Her books have been optioned for film and TV. She spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. In 2018 she won the John Spray award for the best mystery in Canada for her novel The Hanging Girl/One Lie Too Many. She’s an instructor/mentor with The Creative Academy and Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio Program where she loves helping other writers find their unique story to tell. Her most recent book, Build Better Characters, is a writing guide designed to help writers make their characters leap off the page.
Mentioned in this video:
- Writing fiction
- How to write more compelling characters
- Characters are what pull us in, so it's important to have realistic characters
- How looking at the psychology of a character can really fully develop them
- Everyone can learn the skills to write better characters
- The craft of telling a good story – comes with practice, but there are shortcuts
- Her Book: How To Build Better Characters
- so much more!
Learn more about Eileen's books at: https://eileencook.com/author/
[bctt tweet=”We're talking about using #psychology to build better characters with @Eileenwriter today @womeninpublish1. #writingtips #amwritingfiction #thrillers #authorpreneur #womeninpublishingsummit #amwriting #ampublishing” username=”writepublishsell”]
There is ONE way to still access the full 2020 experience... you can get your Full Conference Pass upgrade now!
The Full Conference Pass/ Community Access is lifetime access to all of the presentations, in video and audio form. Additionally, you get access to a private support community where we are helping each other through our writing, publishing, and selling journeys. And bonus materials! Thousands of dollars of gifts, products, discounts, training, and more have been provided by our speakers and sponsors. You can learn more about the Full Conference Pass here or you can go ahead and grab it now!