Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Webinar: Character Agency

Date(s) - 03/22/2016
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm


What is agency and why does your character need it?

Merriam-Webster says agency is the capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power.

What can you do to ensure you are writing characters with agency, and what if you've finished a project and think your character needs to demonstrate more agency in your story? 

Join us on 22nd March 2016 for a webinar with Bridget Smith, Literary Agent with Dunham Literary, Inc. to answer these questions and more. 

In addition to the webinar, we will offer a limited number of critique opportunities. Bridget will look at 5 pages from your manuscript, as well as a 1-2 page synopsis, and give you feedback on your character's agency in the story.

Bridge Smith, Dunham Literary

About Bridget Smith:

Bridget Smith is an associate agent at Dunham Literary, Inc., where she represents middle grade, YA, and adult novels, with special interest in fantasy & science fiction, historical fiction, and women’s fiction. Her tastes run to literary and character-driven novels. She is the co-host of the podcast Shipping & Handling with Jennifer Udden. She has also studied anthropology and archaeology, worked as a radio DJ, performed an experiment at NASA, and fenced on her college team.