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Developing Characters That Your Readers Will Love

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What separates flat, forgettable characters from the marvelous fictional creations who you remember years after you've closed the book? And more importantly, how can you make sure the characters you write fall on the right side of that fence?

In this course from bestselling ghostwriter Hannah Sandoval, find out the answers to these questions and learn to develop characters that your readers will fall in love with.

What you'll learn in this course

  • What makes for a compelling protagonist and antagonist
  • Methods for outlining and fleshing out your characters
  • Letting your character lead your plot
  • How to deploy character exposition and flashbacks
  • What separates good characters from unforgettable ones.

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Hannah Sandoval is a freelance ghostwriter and copy editor who has worked on over two dozen manuscripts, and a published author herself. Her guilty pleasures are Rocky Road ice cream and crime TV shows. If you would like to connect with her to discuss assistance with your manuscript or character outlines, check out her Reedsy profile.

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I am trying to join this course but it wont let me.

Hello,
Am new to this. I thought I had started the course on character building, something seems to have gone wrong. Or maybe it takes time to get enrolled. Can you say what might have happened? Thank you.

Hi, I tried to join today but I’m not being about you and I’m not quite sure why do I have another class that’s not finished? I don’t think so but I don’t know where to go to check

Freelance editor and writer here. Looking forward to seeing if I learn anything that will up my game. Even on aha moment is a win. Looks promising. 🙂

I love learning about crafting my writing skills. My writing is not perfect, not remotely close to being so but it's something I'm willing to work on in the future, starting with this course. Thank you, Hannah,

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