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The Challenge of Challenging Characters

Date:
Friday, August 4
Time:
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Helen’s C

Sometimes the most interesting characters are the ones who are the hardest to feel comfortable around. People with substance abuse problems, mental illnesses and personality disorders present a specially challenging writing task. How do you realistically portray these characters with realism and sensitivity, while still keeping the character relatable? This panel of people with real-life and literary experience will conduct a mature discussion of rising to this tricky task.

Panelists: Linda Atwell, (more to come)