Writing Workshop: How to Write Believable Dialogue

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Have you ever read (or tried to read) a book that seemed full of endless description and little character interaction? While that method might have worked for the great writers of the past, today’s readers want a realistic reading experience.  In this writing workshop you will learn how to bring your characters to life through natural-sounding dialogue.

From January through March, the Mesa Public Library is hosting bestselling author and writing coach Dane McCaslin as its very own Writer in Residence.

Dane McCaslin is the bestselling author of the Proverbial Crimes series, including A Bird in the Hand, When the Cat’s Away, and You Can Lead a Horse to Water. Dane is a writer, workshop facilitator, and former teacher with more than 20 years of teaching experience for students in middle school, high school, community college, and graduate school. Dane is presently working on a new cozy mystery series and has two of the three novels in the works as well as a brand new suspense trilogy. Follow her on Twitter: @mccaslin_dane.

This program is supported by the Arizona State Library, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.