Writer's Workshop: Developing Your Characters

Tuesday, February 19
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the art of creating great characters in short stories with local mystery author Molly MacRae.

Part of our Short Story Contest Writer's Workshop series:

Feb 5, Where to Begin – Aumaine Gruich, 7 pm

Feb 19, Developing Your Characters – Molly MacRae, 7 pm

Mar 5, Creative Writing – Jim O'Brien, 7 pm

Mar 19, Finishing Your Story – Justin Smith, 7 pm

Apr 11, Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony & Reading, 7 pm

Interested in the Short Story Contest? Find story criteria, how to submit your story, and prize information at champaign.org/short-story

*Participants do not need to attend classes to enter story competition.

About the instructor:

The Boston Globe says Molly MacRae writes “murder with a dose of drollery.” She’s the award-winning author of the Haunted Yarn Shop Mysteries and the Highland Bookshop Mysteries. As Margaret Welch, she has written two books in the Secrets of Castleton Manor Library mysteries. Molly’s short stories have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine since 1990. After twenty years in northeast Tennessee, Molly lives in Champaign, Illinois.


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Adults | Workshop

Main Library, Robeson Pavilion Room C

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