Friday, February 3, 2023
9 – 11 am
CH Cafe & Grill (formally Perko’s)
6215 Sunrise Blvd (just off Greenback)
Writer, Speaker & Global Adventurer
Mike will discuss the basic elements of decoding your characters DNA, your plot, and your book.
You will learn about:
- How to create your own bible relating to your book
- Understanding your characters DNA, or the 100 Thing You Should Know
- Self-interview or Introspection
- Interviewing your character(s)
- Building a hybrid character
Mike Brandt started writing travel articles in 1999 after completing the Two Oceans Marathon, a 35-mile ultra-marathon, in Cape Town, South Africa. Mike has published numerous articles/short stories, including three stories in the SSWC’s 2019 Anthology. He has written articles for international travel magazines about Belize and volcano boarding in Nicaragua. Recently he completed a crime thriller on Mt. Elbrus in southern Russia. Mike is an extremophile who enjoys traveling to remote corners of the world, skydiving, mountaineering, marathoning, and writing stories about his adventures.
Mike has been a member of CWC Sacramento Branch since 2013. He has been a speaker and panelist at national conferences.