Dialogue is one of the harder elements of writing. Too often it sounds stilted, dull or ridiculous. Yet it forms such a vital part of your character’s make up. It’s the only time we hear from them directly.
The worst mistake you can make is writing fictional dialogue in the style of a normal conversation.
We litter our prose with ums and ahhhs and loop backs and repetition. If you wrote dialogue like that in your novels you’d bore your readers to tears.
Mastering dialogue is one of THE quickest ways to improve your manuscripts. It creates pace and tension and can even get you noticed by literary agents and publishers.
So the question is… how should you write dialogue? If only there was a nifty resource that could teach you how to master it…
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