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Are you a writer? Whether or not you’re published, you can benefit from this supportive writer’s group. Listen to informative talks on a variety of writing-related topics and meet other writers and aspiring writers. For ages 13+. 

Mastering Character Dialogue in Your Novel 

Do you struggle with making dialogue sound natural? Do you find it challenging to give each of your characters a distinct voice? In this practical writing workshop, you’ll discover how dialogue can advance your plot and influence the pacing of your chapters. You’ll learn: 

  • Why you should make dialogue the driving force of your story
  • How to use dialogue to build toward critical moments
  • How to strike the right balance with exposition to keep readers engaged
  • The art of revealing character personalities through their conversations

This free Williamsburg Regional Library workshop is taught by Brian Forrester, author of the young adult novel, The Jungle Within. Brian is also an award-winning copywriter for a Williamsburg marketing agency. As a bonus, all attendees will receive a helpful fill-in-the-blank handout. 


May 19
2:00 pm
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Stryker Center
412 N. Boundary St
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Event Room
Room 127

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