In most stories, the character’s outer journey is obvious. Your hero wants something, and that want is in the form of a visible, tangible goal. But why is that goal so important? What inner need is your character trying to fill by accomplishing the outer journey? We’ll take a look at five steps on your character’s inner journey that will take him or her through their internal longing to their final transformation.
Join Dorian Cirrone, published author and Co-Regional Advisor of Florida’s Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, for an interactive workshop on the building characters. She is the author of Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You, named an ALA Popular Paperback and made the following lists: Amelia Bloomer List for Feminist Fiction, New York Public Library Best Books for the Teen Age, and BUST magazine’s “100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader.”
Sixteen-year-old Kayla, a ballet dancer with very large breasts, and her sister Paterson, an artist, are both helped and hindered by classmates as they confront sexism, conformity, and censorship at t heir high school for the arts while still managing to maintain their sense of humor
This event is part of the Writing Workshops series.