An award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and life coach, Tina also hosts the Flourish- Meant podcast and publishes Inkspirations Online, a weekly devotional for writers. She has won thirty writing awards, including 2013 FCWC Writer of the Year, and mentors five chapters of Word Weavers International. Her fiction and nonfiction strive to clarify how we might relate better to others, to ourselves, and to God.
Licensed as a counselor since 2005, she has over twenty years of experience teaching adults, teens, and children in academic, clinical, and faith-based settings. Come visit her for a virtual cup of java online. For life coaching tips or to book her as an event speaker, check out tinayeager.com.
Available for order now, Beautiful Warrior is offered by New Hope Publishers (https://www.newhopepublishers.com/shop/beautiful-warrior/).
Do your protagonists and antagonists rise from their pages to captivate a reader’s imagination? Sculpting characters with psychological depth infuses your story with power. Psyched Characters: Craft Fiction with Vivid Emotion equips writers with psychological insights for sculpting vivid fiction.
Explore realistic thoughts and behaviors from a therapist’s perspective. Discover trauma responses, potential effects of mental health diagnoses, and more. Learn solutions for the ethical dilemmas involved with portraying mental health disorders. How does your character respond to crisis? How does she cope with pain?
Get into your character’s head and make her unforgettable.
Modules focus on:
· Socio-cultural Influences
· Mini-Mental Status Details to Shape Your Character
· Realistic Backstory and its Impact
· Internal and External Motivations
· Crisis and Trauma Responses
· Grief, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders
· Addictions and Compulsive Disorders
· It's Complicated: Personality Disorders, Delusions, and Other Complex Issues
· Outlines for Each Module
· Psychological Profile Tool
· Resource List
Duration: 90 minutes