Brian Henry Workshop – Writing Great Dialogue

by jeremylukehill

Brian Henry and guest author Hannah McKinnon offer a workshop on writing dialogue on Saturday, June 10, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at Harcourt United Church.

Accessible to beginnersand meaty enough for experienced writers, this workshop will show you how to use dialogue to make your stories more dynamic and dramatic.Whether you’re writing fiction or memoir, you need to be able to write great dialogue that both sounds natural and packs dramatic punch, and you need to know how to mix your dialogue and narrative so that your characters come alive. Come to this workshop and learn both the basics and the best tricks of the trade.

Workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to St. John. But his proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get published.

Guest speaker Hannah McKinnon,thethe author of Time After Time (published by HarperCollins in Britain),a novel about love, loss and second chances that’s full of humour. Her second and third books have been contracted by MIRA (a North American imprint owned by HarperCollins). The first of these, a novel about the implosion of two families and tentatively titled The Secrets That Made Us, is scheduled for the summer of 2018, and her third book for the summer after that.

The cost is $49 in advance or $53 at the door. Reserve a spot at brianhenry@sympatico.ca.

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