A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
Time: June 25, 2023 from 11am to 1pm
Location: online via Zoom from writingroom.org
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Event Type: writing dialogue, dialogue masterclass, characterisation and dialogue
Event Added By: Carmel for Writing Room
Latest Activity: Jan 10
GWEN MACKEITH: THE ART OF DIALOGUE - EXPLORING THE CRAFT OF WRITING CHARACTERS' SPEECH
In this second workshop we will explore the various aspects of crafting dialogue in our own work, paying close attention to:
- the riches of the regional, historical and cultural characteristics of speech
- the typography of dialogue and how it interacts with the rest of the text
- cultivating subtext
With in-depth analyses of diverse examples in fiction, we will explore techniques for enhancing the dialogue in our own stories, allowing our characters to come alive through their voices and to take us where our stories need to go. Zoom delivery, cost £25
There is no need to have attended the first workshop to attend this second one.
25 June, 11am-1pm
Gwen MacKeith is a writer and a literary translator. Her short stories have appeared in the arts quarterly, Ambit Magazine and her flash fiction was short-listed for the Ambit Magazine flash fiction competition. She was awarded a PhD in 2007 from University College London in Hispanic studies in which she examined the work of the Argentine fiction writer, Antonio Dal Masetto (1938 – 2015).
She is currently completing her first novel and is represented by the David Higham agency.