Creating Memorable Characters – A Free Writing Workshop

Presented by the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Writers Center, Creating Memorable Characters is a free hands-on workshop for all writers (even the secret ones.) Bring a notebook, pen and prepare to create unforgettable characters. The workshop will be held at Barnes & Noble at Bay Plaza on Friday, March 23, 2012, from 6:00-8:00pm. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Maria Romano, Director of the Bronx Writers Center, will teach the workshop. Ms. Romano is a writer and teacher with more than 10 years experience in the publishing industry.

Creating Memorable Characters is one of a series of free workshops for writers produced by the Bronx Writers Center. Upcoming BWC workshops through September 21, 2012 at Barnes and Noble at Bay Plaza are:

• How to Write Short Poetry on April 20th,

• World Building for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers on May 18th,

• Ask an Editor, Ask an Agent on June 15th,

• Getting to the Finish Line: How to Prepare Your Writing for the Next Stage on July 20th,

• First Lines: Getting Started on Your Writing Project on August 17th, and

• How to Get Your Work Published on September 21st.

For additional information on this workshop or other events presented by the Bronx Writers Center, call 718-931-9500 x21, e-mail, or visit the Bronx Writers Center’s web pages at

Barnes & Noble at Bay Plaza is located at 290 Baychester Avenue in the Co-op City section of the Bronx. To find out about other literary activities at the store, please call 718-862-3945 or visit (click on “Stores and Events”).

The Bronx Writers Center supports and develops the appetite for writing and reading in the Bronx. The BWC searches for and promotes new voices and audiences and engages the community in literary and literacy programs.


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