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He Said, She Said: Crafting Effective Dialogue

Come to class ready to talk, talk, talk! We will explore what makes dialogue “effective” via verbal storytelling and in-class writing exercises. We’ll also look at published examples and discuss the different types of dialogue employed in fiction?from chit-chat to monologue, idiom to dialect?and we’ll learn tricks for training our ears and making our dialogue believable, compelling, and vital.

Instructor: Emma Törzs

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 08/03/2015

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$75.00 General Price:

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Emma Törzs

Emma Törzs is based in Minneapolis. She is the recipient of a 2015 O. Henry award, and her stories have appeared in journals such as Ploughshares, the Threepenny Review, Narrative, the Cincinnati Review, and Salt Hill, among others.

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