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Characters are at the heart of stories and dialogue helps define characters and drive story. In this webinar, you’ll learn to develop characters, consider word choice, and define their voice through dialogue. The session will present essential tips to improve dialogue and explore how to write dialogue that rings true, deepens character, creates tension, and more.

About the Presenter: A community organizer and teacher, Maurice Broaddus’ work has appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Apex Magazine, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, and in many more publications. Some of his stories have been collected in The Voices of Martyrs. He wrote the urban fantasy trilogy The Knights of Breton Court and co-authored the play Finding Home: Indiana at 200. His novellas include Buffalo Soldier, I Can Transform You, Orgy of Souls, Bleed with Me, and Devil’s Marionette. Maurice is the co-editor of Dark Faith, Dark Faith: Invocations, Streets of Shadows, and People of Colo(u)r Destroy Horror. Learn more about him at