Writing: Dialogue – Hearing the Character’s Voice

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Writing dialogue can be one of the most challenging efforts for any writer.  Are you capturing dialect?  Is the dialogue authentic?  Does it flow?  How do I punctuate dialogue?

Spend a few hours listening to the characters you have created in story and sharing them with fellow classmates.  We will explore memoir, plays, short stories and novels to learn how other writers have effectively used dialogue to set the pace, scene or drama of their work.

Meet Your Instructor:
Vivian Bikulege is a writer with an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte in creative non-fiction.  The Lowcountry Weekly publishes Whatever, Vivian’s semi-regular column of essays on life’s random lessons.  She won a 2005 award in the Piccolo Fiction Open and taught the ArtWorks “Pottery and Prose” craft seminar, a mixed media project.  Her goal at TCL is to lead workshops that focus on the specific creative challenges writers face.

November 19, Saturday, 9a-Noon, Beaufort Campus

$69

To Register: Contact 843-525-8205

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