Friday, August 9, 2013

He Said/She Said: Writing Seriously Good Dialogue


I'm on a blog break this month. Please enjoy these fantastic links to posts and articles for help in writing dialogue.

9 Steps to Writing Dialogue with Rich Subtext http://chasharrisfootloose.wordpress.com/2013/05/16/dialogue-with-subtext/

http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2010/09/seven-keys-to-writing-good-dialogue.html

An award-winning screenwriter on writing dialogue http://www.fastcocreate.com/1682092/oscar-winner-william-monahan-on-how-to-write-unforgettable-dialogue (My fav link here!)

Writing Dialogue Specifically for Children http://www.ellenjackson.net/dialogue_61473.htm

On Using Dialogue Tags http://www.scribophile.com/academy/he-said-she-said-dialog-tags-and-using-them-effectively

5 Tips for Writing Dialogue http://nybookeditors.com/book-editing-copy-editing-proofreading-self-publishing-blog/2013/7/16/dialogue#sthash.1SkPUiIV.dpbs


Helpful Books on Writing Dialogue
Creating Characters Kids Will Love by Elaine Marie Alphin
Characters, Emotion and Viewpoint by Nancy Kress
The Fire in Fiction by Donald Maass

Friday, August 2, 2013

Developing Characters: Blog Break Series

     I'm on a blog break this month. Please enjoy these fantastic links to posts and articles for help in developing the characters who populate your stories. If you think of it, leave a note about the link you found especially helpful and why.
     Happy Writing!

Helpful Books on Character Development
Creating Characters Kids Will Love by Elaine Marie Alphin
Characters, Emotion and Viewpoint by Nancy Kress
The Fire in Fiction by Donald Maass
The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi


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