Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

How to Bring Characters to Life

Jan. 25, 2013

A "Best of Shut Up & Write!" workshop.

Wed. Feb 6, 6:30-9pm, $45
(snow date Feb 20)

Characters are at the heart of writing. Whether people or parrots, real or imagined, alive or dead, principals in novels or case histories in how-to books, characters are the prime drivers of the written word. You write your best when you get to know them before you begin

In this workshop, you learn how to use your memories and imagination to flesh out characters so they seem fully alive to you. When you know how they look, sound, feel, taste and smell; when you "see" them sitting across the table or dancing in the moonlight, you are ready to bring them to life on the page.

Workshop meets in RedBird-RedOak classroom
3195 S. Superior St., #205, Milwaukee,WI 53207
Register

Online - with a credit card or your PayPal account http://redbirdstudio.com/where-when.html#workshop-2

By mail - send your check and contact info to:
Redbird Studio
3136 S. Indiana Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Ph 414-481-3195
Email: jb@redbirdstudio.com

Note: This is one of four "Best of Shut Up & Write!" workshops scheduled for Jan-Apr, 2013. You are welcome to register for individual sections or for all 4 sections.
"Itchy Pens: How to Get Started" Wed. Jan 9, 6:30-9 pm
"How to Bring Characters to Life" Wed. Feb 6, 6:30-9pm
"How to Get Your Thoughts Organized" Wed. Mar 6, 6:30-9pm
"How to Get Happily Published" Wed. Apr 3, 6:30-9pm

Judy Bridges is the founder of Redbird Studio writing center in Milwaukee and author of Shut Up & Write! "When I'm teaching, it's not about me. It's about helping other people say what they want to say, write what they want to write." She has bachelor's in writing (fiction and nonfiction), a master's in adult education, and over a decade of professional writing experience. Judy founded Redbird Studio in 1993 and has made a difference in the lives and careers of thousands of writers. Her teaching comes from the best place: real experience coupled with a huge heart. She understands the awesome potential of a blank sheet of paper, the power of the pen, and the calling of the writer to fill the page.

Community Watch

» Roundup of Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Festival Foods proposal advances in Hales Corners with panel's support Updated:  5/26

» Warrior Dash obstacle course coming to The Rock Aug. 13 5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Classes resume at Franklin High School following evacuation Updated:  5/25

» Franklin High School wins awards for "Fiddler on the Roof" 5/25

» View some Art in the Park in Oak Creek May 28 5/25

» Boerner Botanical Gardens hosting Herb Fair May 28 5/24

» Greendale's Canterbury Elementary enters recycling contest to win new playground 5/24

» Oak Creek boys track team stays on task, win sixth SEC outdoor title 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Franklin boys tennis team dominates SEC tourney 5/24

» Big bats land Oak Creek softball team SEC title 5/24

» Steady Franklin golfers claim Southeast Conference title 5/23

» Grease fire damages oven at Franklin bakery 5/20

» Five places to go to let your dog off the leash this summer 5/19

» Reptile Day returns June 12 at Wehr Nature Center 5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Crash closes portion of Highway 100 in Hales Corners May 18 5/18

» Oak Creek approves $13 million financing help for Ikea store 5/18

» Franklin girls soccer team finishes second at Kiel tournament 5/17

» Why did IKEA choose Oak Creek? Location 5/17

» Oak Creek to honor veterans May 30 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Oak Creek's Marwin Evans signs with Green Bay Packers 5/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement