Voice Recognition: Writing Dialogue and Crafting Narratives with Kavita Bedford

Express Media

Event Date: 
5 May 2021
Author / Presenters: 
Kavita Bedford, Jennifer Down

In fiction, ‘voice’ can refer to dialogue—but it’s also used to describe the feel and sound of the narrative itself: everything an author brings to the table that makes their work unique, from word choice to particular values or perspectives. In Week 7, we’re joined by Kavita Bedford to talk the talk (literally). How do you develop a distinctive narrative voice? What are the keys to crafting believable, captivating dialogue? How do you give each character a unique voice and perspective?