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Triangles and Icebergs-Using Psychology to create Authentic Characters with Sarah J. Carlson-Southwest Event

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Date(s) - 06/13/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sun Prairie Public Library
1350 Linnerud Drive - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 53590


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In response to COVID-19 health pandemic and in line with local government recommendations, THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED to a date yet to be determined. Until then, SCBWI-Wisconsin encourages you to write, illustrate, and/or sign up for the many SCBWI online programming options that can be found under the Digital Tab found here:

Be well.





Triangles and Icebergs-Using Psychology to create Authentic Characters-Southwest Area Event


In this session, authors will learn to create characters who feel like real people by applying basic psychological principles, including connecting thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and using a your characters’ past experiences and worldview to create genuine character motivations and reactions to events.


Sarah J. Carlson, MS.Ed, Ed.S., is a school psychologist, the author of All the Walls of Belfast and Everything’s Not Fine, and SCBWI-WI’s YA mentor for 2020.

We have room for 20 so please make a reservation and email Deb Buschman