Essentials for creating a compelling character/plot connection. Discover essential elements in the relationship between character and plot in order to craft a gripping, emotionally resonant work of fiction.
Debbie Reed Fischer is the award-winning author of novels for teens and tweens. Her latest middle grade novel This is not the Abby Show (Random House/ Delacorte) won the Royal Palm Literary Award, and was honored with a PJ Library selection. Abby Show has been compared to Jack Gantos’s Joey Pigza series (Publisher’s Weekly), as well as Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Renee Russell’s The Dork Diaries series (Booklist). Debbie has been teaching writing workshops as well as speaking on author panels, at schools and literary conferences for over a decade. In addition to writing novels, Debbie has contributed to anthologies, non-fiction books, magazines, newspapers, and TV scripts. A graduate of the University of Miami, Debbie has a degree in Screenwriting and worked for many years as an agent for film and TV after college, then as a middle and high school English teacher before achieving her dream of becoming an author. Please visit her at debbiereedfischer.com