Here is What You'll Learn
What Is Interiority?
The nebulous concept of interiority tends to vex even the most experienced wordsmith. This class, designed specifically for fiction writers, finally defines the tool of "interiority" in a way that makes sense. This is the key to character development.
What Agents and Publishers Are Looking For
After five years as a literary agent, Mary has seen it all. Here's what agents and publishers are really looking for in terms of saleable character, and how you can make your protagonist stand out in the slush.
How to Develop Your Characters and Stand Out
The best fiction on shelves today is character driven. Knowing what interiority is helps, but it's only part of the battle. Learn how to develop your protagonist with actionable advice that you can add to your writing toolbox today.
Examples of Interiority From Contemporary Shelves
You'll see successful examples of interiority and learn why they work. Apply these powerful lessons to your own prose and take your writing craft to the next level.
About Mary Kole
Former literary agent Mary Kole provides consulting and developmental editing services to writers of all categories and genres, working on children’s book projects from picture book to young adult, and all kinds of trade market literature, including fantasy, sci-fi, romance and memoir.
She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and has worked at Chronicle Books, the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, and Movable Type Management. She has been blogging at Kidlit.com since 2009. Her book, Writing Irresistible Kidlit, a writing reference guide for middle grade and young adult writers, is available from Writer's Digest Books.