Writing Compelling Dialogue – Spring 2023

Well-written dialogue can advance your plot, convey information, and create tension that lurks beneath the surface of the spoken language. This workshop will examine what good dialogue can accomplish using examples from contemporary fiction.

Laurie Calkhoven is the author of more than 50 books for children, ranging from early readers to young adults. 

This class is suitable for all levels.

Cancellation Policy:

The Carnegie Center reserves the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollment is not met. It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and to ensure the class does not get cancelled. We evaluate registration numbers between 6 and 2 business days before a class starts to decide whether we can hold the class. Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment may be cancelled a minimum of two business days prior to the first class meeting. All participants will be notified by email and will receive full refunds.

Start Date
Saturday, April 15th
One time
April 15th - April 15th
10:30am - 12:30pm

Laurie Calkhoven


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