Character Arcs, the Lifeblood of Your Story

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Learn how your characters’ journeys form the backbone of your story.

As few as 1 day

What you can learn.

  • Explore how character experiences make your story dynamic and engaging
  • Review models of literature, film, and television
  • Expand on your own ideas in an encouraging and informative environment
  • Identify how character transitions, setback, and growth form the core of your story

About this course:

How can strong character arcs shape your story? In this workshop, we discuss how your characters’ transitions, setbacks, and overall growth can make your story dynamic and keep the reader engaged. An in-depth examination of your characters’ story journey helps ignite your creativity. Models from literature, film, and television are used to illustrate best practices in character development. Please bring a short description of one of your character’s arcs to the workshop in order to initiate meaningful discussion in small breakout groups.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens August 12, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: John Henry Davis
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood

Registration opens 2 weeks prior to start date. Early enrollment required.

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.

Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Sat Aug 27, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202

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