The Super Hero of Writing

Dialogue is the Super Hero of Writing.

dialogueWhen you’re in trouble and you don’t know what to do, when you’ve been staring at the computer for a half hour, when you’re writing big blocks of text, call on the super hero of writing, Dialogue.

It’s a super hero because it cuts through description, analysis and telling and takes you and the reader to the point of conflict. (Good dialogue, I mean)

Readers like dialogue. Test it yourself. Open the book you’re reading now. A page with blocks of text is not friendly, even intimidating. But with dialogue, there’s plenty of white space. It looks like an easy page to read.

Tomorrow some dialogue tips – for today just remember that dialogue is the super hero of writing.super hero

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  • caenus.blogspot.com
  • darktouch.net
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3 responses to “The Super Hero of Writing

  1. Pingback: Dialogue Exercise: Eavesdropping « Writing Tips·

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