The Flatiron Writers Room | 5 Covington Street | Asheville, NC 28806

Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Kim Winter Mako brings her background as an actor to this one-day workshop on how to write compelling fictional characters. Whether you have a character you'd like to develop further, or you’re looking to generate new characters, we’ll explore ways to go deeper and bring life onto the page through craft elements such as dialogue, place, and physicality. Students should expect writing exercises and prompts in class, handouts to read, as well as sharing and receiving work in a supportive environment. Register here now!

Class meets Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 10am-3pm with a lunch break.

Cost: $75 if you register before April 10, 2019, $85 after. Register here now!

This workshop is eligible for our need-based scholarship program, details here.

To register by check instead of via Eventbrite, mail your check to Flatiron Writers Room, LLC, 5 Covington Street, Asheville, NC 28806. You will be registered when we receive your payment, space permitting. Register here now!

Please read your Eventbrite registration confirmation email for information about location, parking, and what to bring.

Kim Winter Mako was the inaugural 2017 Ramsey Library Community Author at UNC Asheville. Her work has appeared in The American Literary Review, Sou’wester, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Citron Review, The Great Smokies Review, Prime Number, The Nervous Breakdown, and others. She is a recipient of a Regional Artist Project Grant, and fellowships at The Weymouth Center for Arts and Humanities, and The Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Before she started writing, Kim was an actor in NYC and was a founding member of Atheatreco, a small non-profit concentrating on original plays. She also did some acting on Law & Order, As the World Turns, and some independent films. Kim lives in Asheville with her husband and his incredible permaculture garden.

What's the refund policy?

The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may request a refund up until 5 p.m. one week before the class starts via Eventbrite or email to flatironwritersroom[at] for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made.

Flatiron Writers Room, LLC, located at 5 Covington Street in West Asheville’s vibrant Haywood Road corridor, provides space for writers to learn, teach, read, celebrate and, of course, WRITE. The Flatiron Writers Room is an outgrowth of the Flatiron Writers, who have been writing and providing workshops and events for the western North Carolina writing community since 1993. For rental and other information visit