What: Writing Disabled Characters
Who: Abby J. Reed
When: October 16th, 6:15 – 8:15pm – Note: This is a Monday! Temporary day of week change due to library reservations
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: With more agents and publishers looking to support diversity in their lists, come learn the do’s and dont’s of writing a disabled character. Learn about The Spoon Theory, The Stages of Grief, Tropes to avoid and why, the role of medication and therapy, portraying your character as a holistic individual, and more.
About the Presenter: Abby J. Reed has a degree in English Writing and is drawn to characters with physical limitations due to her own neurological disorder called Chronic Migraine. Her debut novel, WHEN PLANETS FALL, released in April 2017 by Soul Mate Publishing and is the first in a trilogy. Abby lives in Colorado with her husband and two fluffy pups. If her hands aren’t on the keyboard, they are stained purple and blue with paint. Find her online at www.abbyjreed.com.