#MotownWriters Monthly – Crafting Memorable Characters w/ Dr. Matthews #amwritin

  • Saturday, September 12, 2015

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI (edit map)

  • STAFF LOUNGE IN BASEMENT. Check WITH security to be sure.
  • This is the Detroit Motown Writers Meetup where special guest speakers talk about their literary journey, we share our challenges and struggles and we help each other.

    Want to announce an event? Want to share your book struggles?

    Want to announce your book’s birth?

    Got a question! Come in! Join us!

    Donations are asked, but donation of your time means a lot as well.

    Please take note of our new location in the Detroit Public Library IN THE STAFF LOUNGE THIS TIME, but if confused just as security on the first floor that will tell you exactly where we will be at… Can’t wait to see you.. And you’ll have to bring your own coffee!


    Crafting Memorable Characters

    Do you want to create complex, believable characters that "feel real"? Join Dr. De’Andrea Matthews on September 12, 2015 as she discusses "Crafting Memorable Characters". This session will take a closer look at the elements that create a three-dimensional character, the action that defines those characters, and how you as a writer can get to know your characters best through the character interview.



    Dr. De’Andrea Matthews, commonly known as Dr. Dee, is an author, educator, and public speaker. Under the pen name D. C. Wiggins, she is the author of Their Darkest Hour and Almost Doesn’t Count. Dr. Dee has been an educator for 18 years, with experience at both public and private institutions. She has taught creative writing courses to middle school and high school students through various outreach programs. She hold a Doctorate in Religious Education, Masters in Theology, and Bachelor of Science in African-American Studies with a minor in Children’s Literature. Dr. Dee is committed to helping you grow spiritually and excel professionally.



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