Free Craft Talk: Unsavory But Engrossing Characters

a 75-minute discussion by WriteByNight instructor Cecily Sailer

In this installment of the In Short Fiction Workshop, a bimonthly boot camp for writers of short fiction, WriteByNight instructor, coach and consultant Cecily Sailer discusses unsavory but engrossing characters through the lens of Sherman Alexie's short stories "What You Pawn I Will Redeem" and "The Fun House."

In This Recording, You'll Learn:

  • What makes a character likable or unlikable
  • Why it matters how we feel about our characters
  • How to manage unlikable characters
  • How to move readers and evoke meaning with unlikable characters

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