EWF LL: Characters Behaving Badly - The Unknown Union

Lunchtime Lit: Characters Behaving Badly

How do we go about writing characters who are flawed, who are not role models in the traditional sense, who make mistakes, who do things that teens shouldn’t or won’t do themselves? Are there any lines we shouldn’t cross when writing YA characters? Join these YA authors as they consider these responsibilities, and discuss handling the occasional adult who thinks they shouldn’t be writing about less-than-perfect behaviour at all.

With: Gabrielle Williams, Nicole Hayes and Amie Kaufman.