What do your characters want? What do they really want? What pushes them through their narratives? What are the motives for the crazy shenanigans that they get themselves into? What are the motivations behind their motivations?
Our characters may not know the answers to these questions, but we should. In fact, if we want them to be believable and relatable we have to know them and understand them better than they know and understand themselves. Let’s pick apart some fictional personas together so that we can try and understand what makes them tick—and in the process, try to learn what makes our own characters tick.
Saturday workshops are free and open to the public. Often, low-cost, yet impressive pastries will be provided.
- What: What Do Your Characters Want? with David Martinez
- When: Saturday, March 2nd from 10AM to 12PM
- Where: GCC Main Campus, Room LA-141
- Why: Did you see the line about low-cost pastries?