Dialogue Writing and Character Development LIBA 9079


Our Dialogue Writing and Character Development course teaches you both the art of authentic dialogue and how to develop rich, complex characters. Get an introduction to the fundamental character archetypes and how they can be modernized, then learn about creating characters through the study and understanding of real people. Building on this knowledge, learn how to avoid common pitfalls such as exposition-heavy dialogue and dialogue tropes. Study video clips from current television shows and films, and take part in practical exercises that strengthen good habits. Practice writing scenes, and get the benefit of regular feedback from the teacher and your classmates.


You must be proficient in written English.

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