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Delving into Dialogue: It’s More Than “He Said, She Said”

Delving into Dialogue: It’s More Than “He Said, She Said”


Dialogue reveals character traits, shows conflict, creates suspense, and draws the reader into the story. Learn to write dialogue that sounds authentic. This workshop covers writing and formatting dialogue, conveying unspoken thoughts, and combining action with dialogue. Participants will learn how to spot and correct weak dialogue in their own novels and short stories.

Nancy Day Sakaduski is an award-winning writer and editor who owns Cat & Mouse Press, a company that publishes books set in the Delmarva region. She runs the annual Rehoboth Beach Reads Short Story Contest and helps writers prepare their short stories for publication. Nancy is the author of 25 books, including How to Write Winning Short Stories and the newly published companion workbook, How to Write Winning Short Stories Workbook. She also curates a free weekly online newspaper, Writing is a Shore Thing. For more information, go to Cat & Mouse Press.

We invite you to support the author by purchasing a copy of her books from our local independent bookstores, Browseabout Books. Call-in orders are accepted at Browseabout or you can stop by the store to purchase a copy. For store hours, please visit the websites.

NOTE: this session is conducted through Zoom. You MUST REGISTER to receive instructions for joining the meeting.

If you have need assistance with registration or getting your Zoom invitation, please email us.

Basic written instructions for using Zoom may be found here and a brief video tutorial may be found here.

This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern Time
Lewes Public Library
  Adults     Older Adults  
  Literacy and Language  
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