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A Question from the Audience: Dialogue

| December 16, 2019

It’s time for another question from the audience! How do you tighten up dialogue? How do you make dialogue that sounds right to a reader that’s not you? This is an interesting question for me, because I don’t know that I’m necessarily good at writing dialogue (and in fact, I wrote about not being great […]

Writing Dialogue

| January 30, 2012

One of the things I struggle with in my writing is dialogue. This is probably not helped any by the fact that my husband is VERY good with dialogue. He’s great at writing punchy and natural sounding dialogue, pretty much no matter what his characters are talking about. And while I can recognize that I’ve […]