How To Write Dialogue Between Two Characters

How to write dialogue

On the face of it, dialogue is pretty easy. It’s just the way people talk to each other in a novel or movie. Pop the text in between quote marks using the correct punctuation and you’re done! Actually, it’s much more complex than that. Learning how to write dialogue between two characters is absolutely crucial to the success of your book or screenplay. The author has the task of creating a conversation in fiction that seems to be realistic but isn’t at all like people communicate in real life. It gives the impression of effortlessly flowing and getting straight to […]

How To Properly Write Dialogue In A Story

We all love that punchy dialogue delivered so slickly from the pages of Grisham or Ludlum. It seems so effortless, but is it? How to properly write dialogue in a story is absolutely essential to a successful author, and can make all the difference between success and failure. Of course, we should talk about the mechanics of writing dialogue. How it looks and how it’s punctuated. After that, the two videos below get into the creative aspects, how to make dialogue realistic, etc. First of all, there are at least three different standards, depending upon where you live in the […]