Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Writing Dialogue

Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Writing Dialogue with David Jón Fuller – This workshop is presented in partnership with the The Writers’ Collective of Manitoba!

Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.

Cost: $30 or $100 for all four workshops (WC members pay $25), contact  or 943-7555 to register.

It’s a lot more than just He said/She said: dialogue can make or break a scene or story. Learn what makes effective dialogue, how to bring your characters to life through what they say and do, and how to handle thorny problems like exposition. Also, learn to spot deadly dialogue that saps the strength of your story, from Tom Swifties to the dreaded As You Know Bob.

David Jón Fuller, Aqua Books Emerging Writer-in-Residence for January,was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As an actor he has been in multiple held-over plays at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, and performed with two orchestras, including excerpts from Shakespeare for the world-renowned Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra before an audience of 1,600. In addition to writing hundreds of newspaper articles, he has had fiction published online in The Harrow and in the bestselling chapbook anthology Ten Best Pages. He’s been the editor of North America’s oldest surviving ethnic newspaper, Lögbgerg-Heimskringla, and currently works as a copy editor for the Winnipeg Free Press.

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