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Annapolis Chapter: Dynamic Dialogue: A writer’s guide with Shelly Desjarlais

July 21, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dialogue can be one of the trickiest components to any piece. It can easily become stilted, jumbled, or just plain boring. How can we add a decent flow and a touch of zing to our characters’ conversations? I have a few tips and tricks that will make your dialogue sing.

Shelly Desjarlais knew in first grade that she wanted to be a writer. By the age of fifteen, she was writing novels, poetry, scripts, and short stories. Shelly has published two novels and a poetry collection on Amazon. Shelly's main genre is LGBTQ+ fiction, and she is proud member of the LGBTQ+ community. She is from Crofton, Maryland and has eleven animal children. Visit to learn more.

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