February 2017 Write Brain: Writing Gay Romance/Characters

Feb 21, 2017 — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location: Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (get directions)

What:  Writing Gay Romance/Characters
Who:  Andrew Burns & Nicole Godfrey
When: February 21, 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Venue@21c (upper floor, to the right if coming in the upper entrance) of Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920
More Information: One of the most popular romance genres right now is Gay Romance, or as the folks in the genre like to call it, M/M romance. How does this differ from straight romance? That’s what we’ll take a look at. We’ll explore the popular tropes…it’s a lot more than just the hunky UPS guy falling in love with the lonely writer…Now there’s a story we might need to write! We’ll look at what it takes to make the characters look and feel authentic.
About the Presenter:
Andrew Burns has been writing since high school. His works have included short and long fiction. In the past few years, he’s taken major steps to improve his writing and has managed to get several books published under two pen names. He is currently a board member of Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group. As A.M. Burns he has published several Urban Fantasy books with different publishers along with numerous short stories.

Nicole Godfrey is a writer who calls beautiful Colorado home, along with her fury children.  Her writing started with poetry, leading to her first publication at the age of twelve. She has three short stories published through Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group; A Page Lost in An Uncommon Collection, and The Power of the Word in Remnants and Resolutions: Tales of Survival, and Trials of the Moon in Colorado State of Mind. Her first full length novel, Hoofbeats, released February 2016. Nicole actively participates in Amtgard, loves to play table-top RPG’s, and dabbles in artwork.
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