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Friday, April 29 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
2G: Essentials of Dialogue FILLING

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Dialogue is one of the most valuable tools we have as writers, and it's also one of the trickiest to use. In this class we'll discuss the powers of dialogue in bringing life to your characters, drama and momentum to your plot, and pleasure to your reader. We'll also examine some of the common pitfalls in writing dialogue and how to avoid them. We'll look at examples of successful dialogue from both fiction and nonfiction works, and, time permitting, we'll enjoy a short in-class writing prompt.

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Rita Zoey Chin

Author, LET THE TORNADO COME
Rita Zoey Chin is the author of Let the Tornado Come (Simon & Schuster), a Boston Globe bestseller, a Kirkus Reviews "Summer Reads" pick, an ELLE Readers Prize pick, and an Oprah.com "powerful books" feature. The recipient of a Katherine Anne Porter prize, an Academy of American Poets award, and a Bread Loaf waiter scholarship, she received her MFA from the University of Maryland, and her work has appeared in Tin House, Marie... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm
Tremont Room