Character Thinking in a Series World

How to make your characters stand out!

After more than 50 novels and an equal number of short stories, M. L. Buchman has given a lot of thought to what makes a character unique...and what doesn't.

This course is filled with practical tools for bringing your character's individuality to life on the page along with suggestions on how to--and how not to--implement them in your story.

The course covers:

  • Character History
  • Language
  • Senses
  • Communication Types
  • and much more!

Your Instructor

M. L. "Matt" Buchman
M. L. "Matt" Buchman

M. L. “Matt” Buchman: 50+ novels, 3x Booklist "Top 10 Romance of the Year", NPR and B&N "Top 5 Romance of the Year."

Matt spent: 30 years as a project manager specializing in crisis projects across 9 different industries. Has taught hundreds of classes on dozens of topics including: Lean Manufacturing, Software Usage, Writing, Business Management, and many others.

M. L. writes: military romantic suspense, contemporary romance, F&SF, thrillers, even more short stories than novels.

M. L. has: bicycled solo around the world, designed and built houses, worked too many years as a corporate project manager, rebuilt and solo-sailed a fifty-foot sailboat, flown and jumped out of airplanes.

M. L. also: quilts!?!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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