Click here to download the Dialogue booklet!
Then, join my Dialogue Dynamics Class for April-May!
Dialogue Dynamics Course
With Alicia Rasley
April 20- May 11
Interactive Easy-Email Class With Personal Feedback From Alicia On Your Story’s Character Conversations
Just $60 For The Three-Week Course
An Interactive Email Class For Story Writers
with Alicia Rasley
Make your story character conversations
authentic, dynamic, and dramatic.
Just $60 for three weeks of instruction and interaction.
(You don’t need a Paypal account. On the log-in page, just scroll down to Pay with Debit or Credit Card.)That’s it! Just sign up and pay through Paypal, and I’ll enroll you in a private Groups.io group.
You’ll get the “join” message in email, so click on the link there and join the group.
That’s all you have to do.
We’ll start the class April 20.
(Any problems in signing up, email me at [email protected]!)
Don’t wait– admission is limited to 30 students.This email course is easy in format and intense in interactivity. We’ll work through useful lessons in everything from individualizing your character voices to punctuating the dialogue paragraph.
You will get personal and positive feedback on every assignment you do! And you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask Alicia questions about dialogue.
(You don’t need a Paypal account. On the log-in page, just scroll down to Pay with Debit or Credit Card.)
Dynamic Dialogue Workshop Lessons and Exercises
DYNAMIC DIALOGUE: CLASS LESSONS
THREE WEEKS TO DAZZLING DIALOGUE
DIALOGUE AS CHARACTERIZATION
- HE SAYS/SHE SAYS: GENDER IN DIALOGUE
- CLASS TELLS
- WORD CHOICE- SENTENCE LENGTH
- CONVENTIONS AND CHANGE
- EXTERNAL TO INTERNAL FACTORS
- CHARACTER IN PLOT
- SUMMING UP DIALOGUE AS CHARACTERIZATION
- ASSIGNMENT: “CHARACTER SPEAK”
DIALOGUE AS PLOT ACTION-INTERACTION
- ACTIVATING DIALOGUE
- FROM SPEECH TO DIALOGUE: ACTION TO INTERACTION
- TYPES OF DIALOGUE ACTION AND INTERACTION
- THE TRUTH
- RELATIONSHIPS IN PROCESS
- COMMON DIALOGUE ISSUES
- EXPOSING EXPOSITION
- OPENING WITH INTENT
- ASSIGNMENT: “PLOT ACTION”
LISTEN UP NOW (The Sound of Your Dialogue)
- AVOIDING THE WOODEN: INTERLOCKING AND ECHOING
- INTERLOCKING DIALOGUE WITH ACTION
- THE ECHO EFFECT IN DIALOGUE
- SUBTEXT IN DIALOGUE INTERACTION
- Formatting and Paragraphing the Speech
- Quote Tags
- Dialogue Actions
ASSIGNMENT: “CHARACTER DIALOGUE: EDITING FOR SOUND EFFECTS”
FINAL DIALOGUE TIPS
FINAL ASSIGNMENT AND QUESTIONS
All this and individual feedback for just $60!
April 20-May 11
Check out a sample dialogue lesson:
8 Dazzling Dialogue Tips (FREE)
“Come out, come out, where ever you are. “