I just got back from Gotham Writer’s Workshop’s Free 1-hour Fiction Writing Class in Cobble Hill. It was held at a really cute bookstore called Book Court. The interior is very spacious, brightly lit, and has a great selection of books to peruse through! I would definitely recommend checking it out.
The workshop itself focused on how to envision and create fictional characters. I thought it was a great way to jump start my brain into thinking through this process. The instructor highlighted four ways of illustrating characters:
We did some free-writing but I’m too embarrassed to share what I wrote.
Another tip the instructor gave was to set “wimpy goals” – small and obtainable daily goals that will help you re-visit your writing every day. I think I need to commit to writing for 10 minutes every day and see what happens from there.
What wimpy goals have worked for you?