Dialogue is like going out on a date

We never say exactly what we mean, but we hint at what we want. We dance around the question instead of coming right out and saying what’s on our minds. Listen to your characters speak. If you can’t hear them speak, then most probably what you want them to say, most often ought not toContinue reading “Dialogue is like going out on a date”

Good dialogue makes great description

​Dialogue can be a great shortcut when it comes to describing the character. What the character says reveals more than pages of description. She reveals herself through her words; her thoughts, feelings and influence. For instance, when she says “Politicians! They should be cut into pieces and fed to the lions” you know her betterContinue reading “Good dialogue makes great description”