Dialogue Mechanics      - a 1-on-1 Fiction Writing Course
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Since the reader has only the words on the page to go by, a writer needs every dialogue passage concisely written and correctly punctuated for how it must be HEARD when read.


Whether writing spoken, internalized, or telepathic dialogue, this one-on-one fiction writing course will give you a comprehensive look at the various aspects of dialogue and how to present it for a reader - all of which adds drama and provides action in a story or scene.By the end of this course, you should have a solid foundation to:

●  Effectively write spoken dialogue to show, not tell

●   Understand the "mechanics" of punctuation, grammar, beats, tags, and stage business that make dialogue realistic

●   Give each of your characters a distinct narrative voice using dialect, diction, vocabulary, and syntax

●   Use dialogue to foreshadow, enhance your story's pace, add urgency, and intensify drama

●   Learn the 6 types of internalizations and their appropriate applications

●   Become aware of the blunders to avoid

You also get secrets, tips, and tricks to write dialogue that sounds authentic to a reader

All courses are private, comprehensive, and include real-time feedback and help from Catherine on a project.

EXERCISES: Participants will be given short exercises for various aspects of dialogue use. Real-time feedback by the instructor will be given on the exercises.

BONUS: At the end of the course, you will receive a FREE Revising for Dialogue cheat sheet.

Act now and save! Pay only $57      (a $99 value) 

This course usually takes 4 weeks to complete.

 Please note that this course is for writers who have completed one or more manuscripts.

This material was developed by author and writing instructor Catherine E. McLean for her writer's workshops and  her Writers Cheat Sheets. This course is offered, published, and distributed exclusively through Rimstone Concepts.

Connect with Catherine - get free downloadable "Writers Cheat Sheets" at http://www.writerscheatsheets.com/free-writers-cheat-sheets.html

Read what they say about Catherine's courses and workshops HERE

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Dialogue Mechanics - a 1-on-1 Fiction Writing Course

Price: $57.00
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