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[SOLD OUT!] From The Inside Out - Crafting Characters with Aiki Flinthart

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

Brisbane, QLD 4101

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FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Crafting Characters with Aiki Flinthart


Create rounded, flawed characters - from the inside, out.

Using a 4-personality profiling system, this workshop will help you understand basic personality types, and how you can use them to drive narrative and conflict. Learn what motivates the different personalities, including stress, love, family, culture, trauma, and age, and how you may layer these with external qualities such as personal ticks, appearance, and habits. Use this knowledge to project how your characters will react realistically in the situations you make for them.


Learning Outcomes

Upon the completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of the following key areas:

  • The four basic personality types, and the four blended types.

  • How to use personality types to drive narrative conflict.

  • How to craft a character's strengths & weaknesses and understand the wider effect this has on the narrative.

  • How a character may show love/appreciation and expect to be loved/appreciated.

  • How cultural/family/religious background can modify expressions of personality.

  • How past trauma/age can influence a character's expressions of personality.

  • How to layer a character's personal ticks, habits, appearance, and name on top of base personality details.


Format

This is a craft workshop for writers of all levels. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.


About Aiki Flinthart

Aiki has ten published novels, with multiple stories shortlisted in the Aurealis Awards and the USA Writers of the Future Competition. For 15 years, she has taught numerous courses on understanding personal growth and personality types in corporate environments. She has an Adult Training Certification IV and taught adults in classroom situations for 10 years. She brings these experiences into her personal writing and teaching of writing.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Unless otherwise stated, Queensland Writers Centre workshops and events are suitable for participants aged 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years of age, please check with us for suitability before purchasing a ticket.

Membership and concession tickets will be confirmed on arrival.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.

What can I bring into the event?

You can bring either pen and paper or a laptop along with you to write with. If you do bring a laptop, please remember to bring a power adaptor if necessary.

Will this event be livestreamed?

Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its members regardless of where they reside within Queensland by livestreaming some events. Attendees may be broadcast periodically throughout the event as recording takes place. If you wish not to be filmed, let staff know prior to the event.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

What's the refund policy?

If Queensland Writers Centre cancels an event, we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full.
Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

Terms and Conditions

All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the advertised program information (including course content and tutors), but if this occurs, we will try to provide as much notice as possible.
We expect that all participants will behave respectfully and professionally towards their tutor and fellow students. We reserve the right to remove anyone who behaves in an aggressive or disruptive manner. If a participant is asked to leave the class on this basis, we will not offer a refund.
We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense sustained by students as a result of an event or circumstance whether arising from natural cause, human agency or beyond our control otherwise.

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

Brisbane, QLD 4101

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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