Creating Characters Writing Workshop With Wesley A. Fulkerson Set For Jan. 25

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Southern Lit Alliance is hosting a Character Writing Workshop highlighting the approaches to effective characterization. Award winning author and screenwriter Wesley A. Fulkerson will discuss his dependable, psychology-based techniques for assembling a cast of characters that come to life beyond the page.

It will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 6-8 p.m. Event tickets are $15. This event will now take place on Zoom. Please visit https://www.southernlitalliance.org/copy-of-the-5-big-rules-of-plot-work for more details and to register for this event. 

Mr. Fulkerson is a fifth generation San Diegan freshly resettled into the heart of Chattanooga. He is a passionate and voracious reader, traveler, and athlete. He received a degree with honors in Marketing from USC’s Marshall School of Business (2012), where he also served as head assistant wrestling coach.

He is the author of 11 books, including the Starfall Trilogy, Writing with Purpose, and For Whom the Sun Sings. He is an award-winning screenwriter (Save My Seoul, 2017 – Jubilee Media), the former head screenwriter for Arbella Studios, and currently freelances for several Los Angeles based production companies.

In recent workshop surveys he has been described by respondents as highly knowledgeable and impressive. Following his self-described “compulsive need to write and illuminate truth and beauty,” Mr. Fulkerson continues to spread his literary wisdom through his words and philosophies by writing and workshopping.


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