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Writing Snazzy Dialogue, Part Two

Sep 09 2010 10:50 PM | J. Lea Lopez in Dialogue

Make sure you read part one, where we cover the first three topics: 1. No talking for talking's sake 2. Don't be afraid of silence 3. Intermittent action We left off discussing how to use supporting action along with your dialogue. Why shoul...

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Writing Snazzy Dialogue, Part One

Sep 09 2010 10:51 PM | J. Lea Lopez in Dialogue

Many writers, myself included, worry about writing dialogue. Does it flow? Does it sound natural? Is it interesting? I obsess over it in my own writing. If I’m concerned about word count, the first thing I’ll cut is dialogue. It’s easy to write b...

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3-D Writing, Part 1: Dialog

Sep 04 2010 01:01 PM | RobbG in Dialogue

By Robb Grindstaff A couple months ago, my wife and I went to see the movie Avatar in 3-D. I hadn’t seen a 3-D movie since I was a kid in some distant century. 3-D technology has come a long way, even though we still had to wear those silly glasses....

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