Some good reminders here. It’s so easy to fall into bad habits with dialogue.
I used to be bad for using ‘dialogue props’ (see#8) and I know it’s just lazy writing, so I have to discipline myself to make the actual dialogue strong enough to convey the tone.
Sorry to be away so long. Been a weird couple of weeks getting Spawn ready for the BIG K—Kindergarten. Uniforms and doctors and immunizations and vision/hearing tests (and yes, apparently he CAN hear, he is just ignoring us). I am still unaccustomed to so much quiet. For those who are curious, YES I was going to homeschool, but we found a super cool private school where he is in a class of TEN and he loves it. He was getting lonely and kept asking to go to school so he could be with other kids, so I figured we’d give it a shot. So far so good.
He is now Spawn, The Most Interesting Kid in the World….
Back to writing…
Today we are going to talk about a subject that I don’t think I have ever blogged about. Dialogue. Great dialogue is one of the most vital components of…
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