Amy is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling, triple RITA nominated Aussie author who has written eighty plus contemporary romances in both the traditional and digital markets. She has been translated into twenty languages including manga and is soon to have her books released on a gaming app. Amy has sat twice on the national executive of Romance Writers of Australia during which time she organised two national conferences and spent two years at the helm as president. In 2019 she was awarded life member status by RWA for services to the organisation.
Mentoring professionally through the QLD Writers Centre, Amy also writes a monthly column for Booktopia and has been on the committee of the Capricorn Coast Writers Festival since its inaugural event in 2019. In 2021 she was nominated by the QWC for the Johnno award for outstanding services to writers and writing in Queensland. She’s lives in the pretty little coastal town of Yeppoon where she gets to stare at the ocean all day.
16 July 2022 at 11:50:00 pm
Let’s Talk Dialogue
How characters talk to each other can make or break a book. Is it snappy? Is it clever? Is it appropriate? Does it have pace? Does it fit the mood? Is it consistent? Is it natural?
So many variables can tip the scales from thumbs up to thumbs down and too often written dialogue doesn’t sound like the way people actually talk to each other. Join Amy Andrews for tips and exercises in creating realistic natural dialogue that makes characters feel like living, breathing people.