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Saturday, May 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
He Said... What? How Dialogue Can Make or Break A Story

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For many, dialogue drives the story. It helps establish character, motivation, mood, and pacing. But dialogue isn't easy. Writers often use too much dialogue when a little goes a long way. Our panelists explore the uses and abuses of dialogue and how you can fine tune your dialogue skills to make your story hum.

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Meghan Arcuri

Vice-President, Horror Writers Association
Meghan Arcuri is a Bram Stoker Award®-nominated author. Her work can be found in various anthologies, including Borderlands 7 (Borderlands Press), Madhouse (Dark Regions Press), Chiral Mad, and Chiral Mad 3 (Written Backwards). She is currently the Vice President of the Horror... Read More →

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Jonathan Janz

Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short stories. His work has been championed by authors like Joe R. Lansdale, Brian Keene, and Jack Ketchum; he has also been lauded by Publishers Weekly, the Library Journal, and the School Library Journal. His ghost... Read More →
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Amy Grech

Author/Digital Content Strategist
Amy Grech has sold over 100 stories to various anthologies and magazines including: A New York State of Fright, Apex Magazine, Beat to a Pulp: Hardboiled, Dead Harvest, Deadman's Tome Campfire Tales Book Two, Expiration Date, Fright Mare, Hell’s Heart, Needle Magazine, Psycho Holiday... Read More →
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Tish Booker

The Jackson Press
Tish Booker grew up in the Bay Area and started writing in elementary school. Graduating to crafting murder mysteries in high school, the love of writing stuck. After graduating from HBCU Dillard University, she moved back home and continued writing. Her short story ‘The Love of... Read More →

Saturday May 11, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Emerald Room