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Creating Unforgettable Characters

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How to Make them Walk, Talk and Seduce Readers Course Details Have you heard of Buffy Summers? How about Scarlett O’Hara? Or maybe you remember Jessica and Elizabeth, the Sweet Valley twins? Perhaps Rhett Butler sticks in your mind or even The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper. The one thing these characters have in common is that they’re unforgettable. They’re iconic, stand the test of time, and readers and viewers can’t get enough of them. So how do you bestow your characters with the same ‘unforgettable-ness’? In this OWL, two experienced writing teachers will deconstruct what makes an iconic character. They’ll discuss why …

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Book Cover Design by Charmaine Ross

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Course Details People really do judge a book by its cover. A book’s cover has one primary purpose: hook the reader and sell your book. In a crowded market place it’s more important than ever to know that your book cover is going to do its job and stand out amongst the crowd. How do you know if your book cover is doing its job? How can you tell if your cover needs more work? If you use a designer, what do you need to tell them? How do you know if a design is good or not when you …

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Cover Crush | February

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I have a distinct feeling that this blog is going to become increasingly harder for me to finalise each month. The covers from the books in our community are incredible. No joke folks, we have some talented artists at our disposal and in our midst.