This course will teach writers how to find and use character-themed words specific to their heroes, heroines, and even villains. Every word in your novel should serve two purposes: to move the plot forward and give greater insight into the characters. Using character-themed words will grab your reader’s attention and hold it throughout the novel. …
Elizabeth Essex is the award-winning author of the critically
acclaimed Reckless Brides series of historical romances for St.
Martin’s Press. When not rereading Jane Austen, mucking about in her
garden, or simply messing about with boats, Elizabeth writes, and has
done so for over twenty years. She graduated from Hollins College with a
BA in Classics and Art History, and then earned her MA in Nautical
Archaeology from Texas A&M University. While she loved the life of
an underwater archaeologist, she has found her true calling writing
historical romance full of passion, daring and adventure.
is a multi-Margie grad, having taken all of Margie’s core classes,
either on-line or in workshop, and has survived two Immersion Master
Classes. As a result of this painful dedication to craft, her books have
been nominated for numerous awards, including the Gayle Wilson Award of
Excellence, the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, and RWA’s
prestigious RITA Award, and have made Top-Ten lists from Romantic Times,
The Romance Reviews and Affaire de Coeur Magazine, and Desert Isle
Keeper status at All About Romance. Her fifth book, A BREATH OF SCANDAL,
was awarded Best Historical in the Reader’s Crown 2013.
taught her “It’s All About Character” Class to numerous writing groups,
including the Yellow Rose Romance Writers, Dallas Area Romance Writers,
and Writer’s Guild of North Texas.