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Juice-Box Hero: Squeezing Plot From Character

Saturday, August 3
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Cascade C

They say there are only six plots. Maybe seven. But there are a million characters—and a great one can make an author’s career. If you have an AMAZING character (or ten), but are struggling to sustain their storylines—or if your intricate, masterfully-crafted plot feels a bit flat on personality— have no fear. Come discover how to distill a story that readers will remember from characters they’ll never forget. Bring your enthusiasm and all your burning questions!


Tex Thompson

Arianne “Tex” Thompson is a ‘rural fantasy’ author, egregiously enthusiastic speaker, and professional ruckus-raiser. She is the author of the Children of the Drought, an epic fantasy Western trilogy from Solaris, as well as an instructor for LitReactor and ‘chief instigator’ of WORD – Writers Organizations ‘Round Dallas. Currently, she is blazing a trail through writers conferences, workshops, and fan conventions around the country – as an endlessly energetic, catastrophically cheerful one-woman stampede. Find her online at thetexfiles.com and wordwriters.org

Tex Thompson