Category Archives: Dialog

BE THE BOSS OF DIALOG

Dialog can do many things for your story, including: Show readers who your character is Show readers who Your character is through another, ie, gossip Moves your story forward Help with backstory Make sure dialog moves the story along Don’t write an entire paragraph of dialog about how Bane kicks batman’s ass any day of […]
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QUICK NOTES FOR AWESOME DIALOG

EFFECTIVE DIALOG ALWAYS DELIVERS TENSION If nothing is at stake and the characters are just talking about a football match, or their latest visit to WallMart-Tesco-Woolworths-ValuMart – making small talk shows weak dialog. The purpose of dialog for your romance, horror, sci-fi, etc, is to create tension and there are no exceptions. If you apply […]
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