Writing Dialogue

 

Links

http://www.writersdigest.com/uncategorized/writing-dialogue-the-5-best-ways-to-make-your-characters-conversations-seem-real

http://writetodone.com/10-easy-ways-to-improve-your-dialogue/

http://www.creative-writing-now.com/how-to-write-dialogue.html

 

Summary

  1. Make sure it fits with the personality of your character.
  2. Don’t make them speak in paragraphs. Less is more.
  3. Do NOT use dialogue as an information dump.
  4. If writing in an accent, don’t make it too heavy.
  5. Use simple dialogue tags.

 

Questions

  1. How much information should dialogue give?
  2. How often should there be dialogue?
  3. Can/should dialogue describe characters?
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