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Palmer Library and Via Zoom! Regular Meeting Plus - Mike Flynn - Characterization-Realism in Characters

  • 23 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Via Zoom - link at bottom


Regular Meeting

At Palmer Library and VIA ZOOM

Any person under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend this or any other GLVWG event.

9:00 - 10:00 Board Meeting

10:00 - 10:50 Success Stories, Introduction of new members, Officer reports.

Regular Meeting Agenda SOON

11:00 - 12:00 Morning Program,

Mike Flynn: Characterization

The morning program is an overview of how writers can enhance the realism of their characters, presented by award winning science fiction writer Mike Flynn. This will help participants understand the many dimensions of well-rounded characters so that they can people their stories with believable actors. 


1:30 - 3;:00 Afternoon Workshop (You must register for this workshop):

Mike Flynn:

Characters on Parade: a Character Workshop.

In the afternoon, participants will construct several characters based on the principles learned in the Morning Program.

Mike Flynn has been selling science fiction stories and novels for nearly 40 years. His twelve novels and three story collections include the Firestar series and the Spiral Arm series, Eifelheim, and The Wreck of "The River of Stars." His fiction has been nominated for SF's Hugo Award seven times. He received the Seiun Award, the Prix Julie Verlanger, as well as the Theodore Sturgeon Award, and the Robert A Heinlein Award. His works have been translated into Russian, Japanese, German, French, and Spanish.


Date: Afternoon Program, Oct 23,

Time: 1:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Zoom meeting link and password will be sent when you register.

Member Free

Non-member: $15



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