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2017-09/25 Dialogue with Mona de Vestel

Date: canceled Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Number of sessions: 1 day only Members: $45 Nonmembers: $54 Location: San Diego Writers, Ink, ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, 2nd Floor Above Women's Museum, San Diego, CA 92106

Whether you’re writing a memoir or crafting a short story of the chapter of your next novel, the ability to create believable dialogue is a fundamental skill needed in order to create dynamic pieces. This class covers how to turn a static paragraph into a dynamic scene, how to write effective dialogue tags, and how to find your character’s voices.


Mona de Vestel is the award-winning author of the novel “One-String Guitar”—semifinalist for the VCU First Novelist award and memoir “King Leopold’s Daughter”finalist for Restless Books Immigrant Prize. Mona has taught writing at the State University of New York for many years and is ghostwriting books for several prominent clients. For more information, please visit her website:


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