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BFMC event: Creating Memorable Characters

  • 23 Jan 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • online

Some writers talk about creating connections with their characters so deep that the characters feel like real people. But how do you bring memorable, three-dimensional characters to life enough to make that connection?

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Marilyn R Atlas is a Hollywood Talent/Literary Manager and Producer. Atlas has long been committed to diversity and portrayal of strong female protagonists. She’s the producer of the HBO Sundance winning film “Real Women Have Curves” (in development as a Broadway show) and “The Choking Game” on Lifetime among other films. Marilyn also produced several plays including the award winning “To Gillian on her 37th Birthday” and (Ashman Menken) “God Bless You Mr. Rosewater” as well as “Detained in the Desert” at the Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio among other plays. She has spoken at numerous writers’ conferences throughout the US and Europe. She’s currently developing projects based on diverse characters such as the Gary Phillips crime books and the award-winning middle school book series, “The Code Busters Club” for television, as well as developing a limited series in conjunction with Maten a Chinese-based production company. She’s also developing a TV project based on the manuscript, “Trouble With Dreamers”. She is the co-author of a relationship-based, screenwriting guide called “Dating Your Character,” – Stairway Press, Fall 2016.

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