July 17 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
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How to Write Marginalized Characters
In today’s publishing world, there has been more diversity in character representation throughout the years. What if you want to write about a character who does not share your background? In this course, we will go over best practices for research and portrayal of characters from all marginalized backgrounds. We will also go over the importance of considering the group that you are writing about before beginning your story.
Please note: This class or event is hybrid. Some attendees will be in-person and some will attend online. If you plan to attend in-person, you must show proof of vaccination to enter our physical center (ages 12 and older). Please read all our re-opening guidelines and important information before you visit, and be aware that there may be a limited number of seats available. If you are participating online (using Zoom or a similar live platform), students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don't see it.