Writing Dialogue

Dialogue is so important, whether you are writing novels, screenplays, or short stories. If you want to learn how to make your dialogue pop, this is the class for you!

Deep Dive

Starting date

Always Available


4 weeks



A few more words about this course

This course will illustrate the importance of dialogue and show you ways to make yours feel natural and true to your characters.
Throughout this course you will discover how to:

  • Make your dialogue pop
  • Research details to round out your characters
  • Use dialogue as a writing tool

Lisa Wood

President.  Author.  Horror Scholar.
Lisa Wood, writing as L. Marie Wood, is an award-winning psychological horror author and screenwriter.  She won the Golden Stake Award for her novel The Promise Keeper.  Her screenplays have won Best Horror, Best Screenplay Short, and Best Afrofuturism/Horror/Sci-Fi awards at several film festivals.  Wood is also a Professor of English.  She has an MFA in Creative Writing with a concentration in Speculative Fiction and an MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Screenwriting.  Wood also has a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching of Writing and a BA in Communications/ Film Production. 
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