Real Talk: Writing Authentic Dialogue
Introductory | This course is designed for writers of all levels and genres interested in exploring the nuances of dialogue and seeking authentic voices for their characters. By doing close readings, as well as sharing our work aloud, we will practice hearing dialogue and identifying techniques to keep our writing emotive and original. In addition to doing in-class exercises, students are encouraged to bring examples of dialogue from their own writing so we can give feedback on what sounds like real talk.
Grace Bialecki is a writer, spoken word poet, and workshop facilitator. She has performed at KGB Bar and as the featured poet at Paris Lit Up, and her work has appeared in various publications including Catapult and Epiphany Magazine. Bialecki is the co-founder of the storytelling series Thirst, and the author of the novel Purple Gold (ANTIBOOKCLUB).
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