Talk Less, Smile More with Curtis Chen

“Dialogue,” she said. “It’s how we communicate in fiction. But it’s not a facsimile of reality.”

“Them’s a lotta ten-dollar words,” he sputtered. “Whaddya mean by all that?”

“I simply mean to say that how people speak is not how characters may talk.”

“Jeepers! Tell me more!”

Schedule:
Tuesday, July 14, from 4:00-5:30 PM PDT
90 minutes

About the instructor:
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, Curtis C. Chen (陳致宇) now writes fiction and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. He’s the author of the Kangaroo series of funny science fiction spy thrillers and a contributor to Ninth Step Station and Machina on Serial Box. Curtis’ short stories have appeared in Playboy Magazine, Daily Science FictionOregon Reads Aloud, and elsewhere. His homebrew cat feeding robot was displayed in the “Worlds Beyond Here” exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum. You can find Curtis at Puzzled Pint on the second Tuesday of most every month. Visit him online: https://curtiscchen.com

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