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Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then why not write a story that’s dialogue-only? This is the requirement for one of Writing Magazine‘s latest competitions. ‘No attribution, no description – just tell us what was said. You’ll need to use all … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue – Part Seven

Here’s part seven in my writing dialogue series. Here are parts one, two, three, four, five and six. Now for part seven: Use dialogue to break up big blocks of narrative text. It aids readability, as well as injecting pace … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Six

Here’s part six in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, you’ll find it here , for part four, click here and for part five, it’s here. Now … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Four

Here’s part four in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, you’ll find it here. Now for part four: ‘He said’ or ‘she said’ are fine as dialogue … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Three

Here’s part three in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. Tip three: You want your dialogue to sound realistic, but if you listen to people talking, every day speech is … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Two

Here’s part two in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. Tip two: When more than one character is speaking, you must place each character’s speech into different paragraphs. Otherwise it can be difficult to work … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part One

It isn’t easy to write convincing dialogue and it’s something many writers struggle with. Even if you get the words right, there seem to be so many rules and regulations concerning how it should be set out, the punctuation etc. … Continue reading

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