Free Craft Talk: Effective Dialogue

a 30-minute discussion by WriteByNight instructor Cecily Sailer

In this installment of the In Short Fiction Workshop, a bimonthly boot camp for writers of short fiction, WriteByNight instructor, coach and consultant Cecily Sailer discusses effective dialogue through the lens of O. Henry's short story "The Love-Philtre of Ikey Schoenstein."

In This Recording, You'll Learn:

  • Why dialogue is vital to a successful short story
  • Why dialogue is so hard to get right
  • The characteristics of effective dialogue
  • How to write believable, natural-sounding dialogue

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