The Psychology of Strong CharactersJacqueline Sheehan, PhDThe most memorable characters are driven by powerful forces of motivation that won't let them rest and keep readers turning the pages. Learn to apply basic psychology to the development of your characters. Create more compelling characters by revealing their fears, desires, and dreams with authentic detail. A writer does not have to become a psychologist, but a writer can learn to make use of psychological foundations to understand their characters and intensify writing. Topics will include: The psychology of the body What dialogue tells us about characters by what is said or not saidTaking characters past their edge of comfort (and yours)We will use writing prompts to experiment.Registration required.