"Curiosity Killed the Cat: Developing Characters through Their Core Values" with Jess Hagemann

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Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Trustee Hall 303, Austin TX

Nov 17
"Curiosity Killed the Cat: Developing Characters through Their Core Values" with Jess Hagemann

What values drive your character’s every deed?

To talk about characters in a story is really to talk about character — or the values that our protagonists and antagonists hold most dear. A character’s character can be revealed in many ways: through physical appearance; body language; actions and reactions; and sometimes (but not always!) dialogue. Strongly defined values are what set characters apart, fleshing them out into fully realized, relatable (though not necessarily likable) ‘people’ who teach us something new about ourselves
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