Dialogue writing and relatable characters with Leslie Rasmussen
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Leveraging her sit-com screenwriting talents for witty dialogue, Leslie shares some fabulous nuggets on how to use dialogue to create relatable characters. From considering POV to using index cards, Leslie shared so much wisdom that you can incorporate into your writing.
Leslie A. Rasmussen is the award-winning author of the novel, After Happily Ever After. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA. She went on to write television comedies for Gerald McRaney, Burt Reynolds, Roseanne Barr, Norm McDonald, Drew Carey, as well as The Wild Thornberrys and Sweet Valley High. Recently, she’s written over twenty essays for Huffington Post, and has spoken on panels discussing empowering women in midlife. Leslie is a member of The Writers Guild of America, as well as Women In Film and the Women’s Fiction Writers Association.
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