The Sweet 16! The Only Tool You'll Ever Use Again To Create Characters
"I Need A Hero!” is not just the lyric of a popular 80s pop song, but the cry of every great dramatic story. All great stories are character-based. In this OnDemand webinar, Jennifer Dornbush shares 16 short and sweet tools to create enduring, popular, living, and breathing characters. The Sweet 16 is an easily-repeatable method that works for any writer, any genre, and any story form: short film, novella, novel, screenplay, TV pilot, stage play, video game, even documentary & memoir. This trick guarantees that you will have a credible, memorable, and actionable character, that helps you build a solid story structure which stays focused on the hero’s journey!
Jennifer Graeser Dornbush is a screenwriter, author, international speaker, and forensic specialist. Raised as the daughter of a medical examiner whose office was in their home, forensics is infused into her DNA. As a screenwriter, she wrote the theatrically released film and novel, God Bless the Broken Road (2018), and has worked in TV developing, and writing both original and adapted work. As an author, Jennifer penned the crime writer’s guide Forensic Speak; the suspense thriller, Hole in the Woods; and a mystery series, The Coroner’s Daughter, optioned by Lifetime TV. She is also penning the scripts. Jennifer contributed to the upcoming Murder, Music & Mystery anthology (Blackstone, 2022). She is a sought-out teacher, speaker, and mentor. Connect with Jennifer on IG @JGDornbush. www.jenniferdornbush.com