The guest this time is writer Jason Evans, who discusses the highlights of workshop he presented at Colorado Gold called "Writing Authentic African-American Characters."
He's reprising that workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Belmar Library in Lakewood. (Check the events page for more detail.)
On the podcast, Jason offers ideas for giving African-American characters something he calls “agency." He has a few book recommendations for research and he talks about what inspires him to write historical fiction set in the late 16th century in Ireland.
Jason Evans is a writer and educator with two bachelor's degrees and a master's degree. He has run an online magazine and has published two short stories and one essay.
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