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Saturday, October 27 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Writing In the Past

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Writing a story that takes place in a different era comes with a set of challenges. As a writer, you really have to immerse yourself in the time period to ensure that your characters, their motives, and the dialogue all come across as true and genuine. Join us for a discussion on how research is a necessity, what to do when your story conflicts with authenticity, and tips on crafting a world that thoughtfully mirrors the past.

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Alvaro Rodriguez

writer From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series; co-creator/executive producer Seis Manos
Born and raised along the Texas-Mexico border, Alvaro Rodriguez is executive producer/co-creator of Seis Manos, a Netflix original adult-animated series, currently in production in cooperation with Powerhouse Animation and Viz Media for release in 2019. A coming-of-age feature set... Read More →

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Bridget Carpenter

creator/showrunner 11.22.63; writer/co-executive producer Friday Night Lights, Parenthood; writer/consulting producer Westworld
Television writer, film writer, producer and playwright, Carpenter created the miniseries 11.22.63 for Bad Robot and Hulu from Stephen King’s bestselling novel. 11.22.63 premiered at the Sundance Festival, was nominated for a Writers Guild Award, and won the Saturn Award for Best... Read More →
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Carly Wray

writer/producer Westworld, The Leftovers, Mindhunter, Mad Men
Carly Wray is an award-winning television writer, producer, and screenwriter. A graduate of Reed College and USC's School of Cinematic Arts, Wray got her start on Mad Men, where she began as the writers’ assistant and ultimately won a Writers Guild Award for the show's final season... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
Central Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary