The Psychology of Strong Characters, with Jacqueline Sheehan

The most memorable characters are driven by powerful forces of fear and desire.  But how do you reveal your characters’ psychology through the action of your story?  In this half-day workshop, Jacqueline Sheehan, New York Times bestselling author and psychologist, shares tools and techniques for applying basic psychology to character development, and uncovering your characters’ psyches through the things they do and what they say… In this supportive, one-day workshop, you’ll learn to challenge your characters to take the actions that show who they really are. 
Saturday, March 26, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ($75)

Jacqueline Sheehan, PhD is the New York Times bestselling author of The Comet’s Tale, Lost & Found, Now & Then, Picture This, The Center of the World, and The Tiger in the House. She writes NPR commentaries, travel articles, and essays including the New York Times column, “Modern Love.” She edited the anthology, Women Writing in Prison. Jacqueline teaches workshops at Grub Street in Boston and around the world. Find out more at