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All Levels | A recent survey shows that dialogue makes up between 30 and 70 percent of an average novel. But dialogue is a deceptively tricky art to master. Students will learn how to write natural conversations that advance the plot and give us insight into their characters. We will conduct small group exercises and analyze dialogue in recent novels by Daniel Handler, Kevin Wilson, and Jennifer Egan. Students will then practice their skills by writing a short, dialogue-intensive scene.
Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.
If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.
If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.
If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.
Class Type: 1 SessionFiction, Online
Term: Spring 2020
Start Date: 05/30/2020
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 18
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$90.00 General Price:
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Evan Ramzipoor is a writer based in
California. Her writing has been featured in
McSweeney’s, and The Ventriloquists (Park
Row, 2019) is her first novel. She lives with
her partner and a terrier mix named Lada.