How to Evoke Emotion in Every Scene 

From fast-paced thrillers to contemplative literary novels and everything in between, readers need to connect to your characters to create a page-turning story. 

Emotion is the thread that binds readers to your characters’ experience.

This session will help you use: sensory cues

  • powerful imagery
  • character demonstration
  •  and other tools to evoke theemotion that hooks readers and creates deep, compelling characters.

About Jordan

Jordan Rosenfeld is author of novels Women in Red and Forged in Grace, and six books on the craft of writing. Most recently, she publlished Write a Page Turner, the best selling Make a Scene, Writing the Intimate Character, A Writer's Guide to Persistence, Writing Deep Scenes and Write Free.

Her freelance articles and essays have been published in hundreds of publications, including: The Atlantic, The New York Times, Scientific American, Writer's Digest Magazine, The Washington Post and many more.

She is also a freelance manuscript editor, writing coach and teaches online classes.

You can find Jordan at and

Meeting Agenda and Logistics

  • 12:45 pm Zoom Room and in person meeting opens for informal conversation with members and guests
  • 1:00 pm Meeting beings — Welcome from the President
  • 1:05 pm Featured Presentation
  • 2:15 pm Board Announcements
  • 2:20 pm Member Announcements
  • 2:30 pm Meeting Closes

The meeting will be recorded and made available to registrants.

All CWC members and non-members are welcome to attend. 

Express Members use a special code during registration.


Saturday, 15 January 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM PDT

Please arrive ten minutes before the hour.
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This is an online event. 

The meeting will be recorded. Our speaker will be participating via Zoom. 


Judy Baker, Vice President 
Redwood Branch of the California Writers Club 
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