July 28-31, 2022

New York City


Writing Catchy Dialogue That Rings True

Writing believable dialogue is as important as having a clear beginning, middle, and end of your story. But what makes great dialogue? How do you know when the character is talking too much or too little? How do you distinguish one character from the next without always saying, “she said,” “he said”? Dialogue is a vital skill that all good storytellers must understand. This workshop will present time-tested tips on how to write dialogue that stays etched in the reader’s mind with scene setting, gestures, and conversation tactics that will lift the characters off the page, allowing the work to sing.