You Talkin to Me

Whether you're writing fiction or nonfiction, for the screen or for the page, this book will get your characters talking.

Author: Linda Seger

Publisher:

ISBN: 1615933131

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 260

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Unlike the chitchat of everyday life, dialogue in stories must express character, advance the story, suggest a theme, and include a few memorable lines that audiences will be quoting for decades to come.The best stories have dialogue that sparkles, but it's easy for inexperienced writers to fall into common pitfalls like creating dialogue that's wooden or too on the nose. Other writers end up with exposition awkwardly inserted into conversations, actors tripping over unnatural phrases, or characters who all speak exactly the same way. In You Talkin' to Me?, Linda Seger and John Winston Rainey are here to help with all your dialogue problems. In each chapter, they explore dialogue from a different angle and discuss examples of great dialogue from films and novels. To cap it all off, each chapter ends with examples of poor dialogue, which are annotated by Linda and then rewritten by John, so readers don't just learn how to recognize when it's done well--they also learn how to make dialogue better. Whether you're writing fiction or nonfiction, for the screen or for the page, this book will get your characters talking.

Write Great Fiction Dialogue

It's packed with innovative exercises and instruction designed to teach you how to: • Create dialogue that drives the story • Weave dialogue with narrative and action • Write dialogue that fits specific genres • Avoid the common ...

Author: Gloria Kempton

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: UOM:39015067712128

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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Craft Compelling Dialogue When should your character talk, what should (or shouldn't) he say, and when should he say it? How do you know when dialogue--or the lack thereof--is dragging down your scene? How do you fix a character who speaks without the laconic wit of the Terminator? Write Great Fiction: Dialogue by successful author and instructor Gloria Kempton has the answers to all of these questions and more! It's packed with innovative exercises and instruction designed to teach you how to: • Create dialogue that drives the story • Weave dialogue with narrative and action • Write dialogue that fits specific genres • Avoid the common pitfalls of writing dialogue • Make dialogue unique for each character Along with dozens of dialogue excerpts from today's most popular writers, Write Great Fiction: Dialogue gives you the edge you need to make your story stand out from the rest.

Write Great Dialogue

How to write convincing dialogue, conversation and dialect in your fiction Irving Weinman. pleasure.' These emotional highs are very low key. Given these obvious differences between the extracts, it might be expected that the first ...

Author: Irving Weinman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473688520

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE CONVINCING AND COMPELLING DIALOGUE. Commissioning editors say good dialogue is one of the first things that make a book stand out from the crowd - and similarly, that clunky direct speech is one of the first things that will send a book straight from the slushpile to the rejections bin. But while many other aspects of writing are pored over in intense detail, there have been very few books on the art of writing successful dialogue. In this practical guide for aspiring writers of all levels, Irving Weinman, himself a published writer and well-known creative writing tutor, uses case studies to help you explore how to write good dialogue, and gives you a range of fun and challenging exercises that will help you to write great dialogue. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Writing Compelling Dialogue for Film and TV

This book provides writers with an assortment of dialogue and language tools, techniques, and exercises and teaches them how to perceive and understand the function, intent and thematic/psychological elements that dialogue can convey about ...

Author: Loren-Paul Caplin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 036725686X

Category: Dialogue in motion pictures

Page: 214

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Writing Compelling Dialogue for Film and TV is a practical guide that provides you, the screenwriter, with a clear set of exercises, tools, and methods to raise your ability to hear and discern conversation at a more complex level, in turn allowing you to create better, more nuanced, complex and compelling dialogue. The process of understanding dialogue writing begins with increasing writers' awareness of what they hear. This book provides writers with an assortment of dialogue and language tools, techniques, and exercises and teaches them how to perceive and understand the function, intent and thematic/psychological elements that dialogue can convey about character, tone, and story. Text, subtext, voice, conflict, exposition, rhythm and style are among the many aspects covered. This book reminds us of the sheer joy of great dialogue and will change and enhance the way writers hear, listen to, and write dialogue, and along the way aid the writers' confidence in their own voice allowing them to become more proficient writers of dialogue. Written by veteran screenwriter, playwright, and screenwriting professor Loren-Paul Caplin, Writing Compelling Dialogue is an invaluable writing tool for any aspiring screenwriter who wants to improve their ability to write dialogue for film and television, as well as students, professionals, and educators.

How To Write Dialogue That Sparkles

NEW AND UPDATED FOR 2019 Reviews of Previous Editions: "This is a great how to on dialogue. This author clearly knows his stuff. I'm writing a book for Kindle as a first time author and this book was very helpful.

Author: Jim Driver

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1079696059

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The surefire way to improve any novel or screenplay... Dialogue must never be dull, or else your novel or screenplay will fail. Is your dialogue holding you back? As you know, every bestselling novel or blockbuster screenplay has a great story. The other most important aspect is dazzling dialogue. Let editor, author, publisher and critic, Jim Driver show you how writing great dialogue can be fun and simple. Among the topics covered in this concise 26,000 word book: Why dialogue is so important What dialogue is, and what it shouldn't be Four tricks to let your reader know who's speaking... The correct ways to format dialogue (and some interesting ideas you might not have heard of) 8 tricks to make your dialogue instantly more appealing How to tell a story through what people say to each other How to make each and every character sound individual and interesting Ten tips that will improve any dialogue Don't struggle with dialogue any longer. You'll find all the answers you need in this entertaining and concise book. Illustrated with examples from hit screenplays and novels, ranging from Graham Greene, F. Scott Fitzgerald and P.G. Wodehouse via pulp fiction classics, to modern icons such as Breaking Bad, J.K. Rowling, and James Patterson. NEW AND UPDATED FOR 2019 Reviews of Previous Editions: "This is a great how to on dialogue. This author clearly knows his stuff. I'm writing a book for Kindle as a first time author and this book was very helpful." JJ, Amazon.com "I learnt loads from this book. I'm glad that many points and improvements were what I'd been doing already, but there's never any harm in learning more. Definitely recommending this to others!" Amazon Customer, Amazon.co.uk What are you waiting for? Make the move to drastically improve your dialogue writing skills today.

Write Great Dialogue

In this practical guide for aspiring writers of all levels, Irving Weinman, himself a published writer and well-known creative writing tutor, uses case studies to help you explore how to write good dialogue, and gives you a range of fun and ...

Author: Irving Weinman

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 144417116X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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" ??Commissioning editors say good dialogue is one of the first things that make a book stand out from the crowd - and similarly, that clunky direct speech is one of the first things that will send a book straight from the slushpile to the rejections bin. But while many other aspects of writing are pored over in intense detail, there have been very few books on the art of writing successful dialogue. In this practical guide for aspiring writers of all levels, Irving Weinman, himself a published writer and well-known creative writing tutor, uses case studies to help you explore how to write good dialogue, and gives you a range of fun and challenging exercises that will help you to write great dialogue.?? "

Master Screenplay Dialogue

ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO WRITE GREAT SCREENPLAY DIALOGUE?Don't worry, we know how you feel, as learning how to write good dialogue can be one of the hardest aspects of screenwriting to master.This is the first book on writing dialogue of its ...

Author: Alex Bloom

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ISBN: 1980610673

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ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO WRITE GREAT SCREENPLAY DIALOGUE?Don't worry, we know how you feel, as learning how to write good dialogue can be one of the hardest aspects of screenwriting to master.This is the first book on writing dialogue of its kind: full of theory hacks, practical exercises and resources that will get your script's dialogue up where it needs to be.Theory Hacks. This book contains a set of three theory hacks that dispel many of the myths when it comes to writing dialogue and make it that much easier to craft conversations that sound authentic and engaging.Practical Exercises. Inside are three super hands-on, rarely discussed practical exercises used by professional screenwriters. Add these to your writing routine and watch your dialogue writing improve 100 percent.Resources Toolkit. Also included is a set of resources and worksheets that compliment the previous two sections, plus suggested further reading.Think of the book a 3 step plan to dialogue mastery1. Identify the reasons why your dialogue isn't working. One of the biggest problems aspiring screenwriters face is being able to RECOGNIZE poorly written dialogue in their own work. It can be hard to step back and look at the dialogue objectively when you're deep in the story, and so in the book we show you some practical methods you can use to do just that.2. Eliminate the main problems holding your dialogue back. We break down the three most common mistakes aspiring screenwriters make when it comes to dialogue: 1. It's too on-the-nose, 2. There's too much of it, 3. All the characters sound the same, and show you how to identify and combat each one.3. Improve your dialogue with a new weekly writing practice. Not only will the theory hacks and practical exercises help you identify and eliminate bad dialogue, they'll also provide a solid GAME PLAN on how to write interesting, effective dialogue going forward. Implement these exercises into your weekly writing routine and learn how to master dialogue.In the book will learn...How to give each one of your characters a VOICE that makes them stand out as individuals through what they say and how they say it.How to use dialogue examples from poorly written scripts to IMPROVE your own.How to write VISUALLY and use the dialogue to support a scene rather than drive it.Conversely, how to craft conversations full of subtext and layers that subtly reveal character and/or drive the scene and plot.How to know what dialogue to leave in and what to cut.How to recognize poorly written screenplay dialogue within your own script BEFORE you send it anywhere important.How to format screenplay dialogue using our definitive, no-nonsense guide.

How To Write Awesome Dialogue For Fiction Film and Theatre

Get Into A Fight: Heroes Take Action Despite what we were taught growing up, when it comes to writing great plots and great dialogue, fighting is actually your first answer. In the book Audition, a classic text on auditioning for film ...

Author: Tom Leveen

Publisher: FTJ Creative LLC

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 195

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Rejection e-mails from agents and editors clogging your inbox? Getting the same rejection slips over and over again? It could be pacing, plot, narrative engine . . . or maybe what your characters say just isn't getting the job done. Outstanding dialogue is often the difference between a good book and a great book. How does yours stack up? With nine books published with imprints of Random House, Abrams, and Simon & Schuster, and more than twenty years of experience as an actor and director, author, writing teacher, and Bram Stoker Award Finalist Tom Leveen guides you through everything you need to improve your writing, make your dialogue shine, and get your book noticed and talked about by readers, agents, and editors alike! Learn how to start with a great plot and conflict to form the foundation of awesome dialogue Discover actors’ techniques to give your characters strength and purpose Improve on setting scenes and building relationships between characters and more! What people are saying about Tom Leveen’s dialogue, voice, and character: Party “I must say that I’m absolutely in awe of Leveen’s ability to build such distinct and totally believable voice for eleven characters [protagonists] in one novel.” ~ fortheloveofya.com Zero “Well written, with a distinct and fantastically done voice, Zero is an unflinching must read.” ~ agoodaddiction.blogspot.com “[H]is voice is fresh and strong and consistent.” ~ scratchingcat.wordpress.com “Part of what makes the book, and the voice, believable is Leveen’s ability to channel a teenage girl and make her real. It’s all there—the insecurity, the bravado, the conflicting feelings about sex, the sense that your whole life is in front of you, which is both exhilarating and paralyzing.” ~ The Phoenix New Times manicpixiedreamgirl “[I]t’s the relationships between the novel’s teenage characters that are the real standouts. Tyler’s crass banter with his buddies, his snarky but supportive relationship with his sister, and his botched dealings with both Becky and Sydney are entirely realistic.” ~ Publisher’s Weekly “Tom Leveen has a unique voice and writes interesting male characters, so I was intrigued to check out his latest book manicpixiedreamgirl. Leveen’s characters are usually creative types and not the typical leading men you see in YA. . . . I thought the male voice in manicpixiedreamgirl was very strong and unique.” ~ thereadingdate.com Random “Author Tom Leveen presents a powerful story with a plot so real, readers will be gripped from the very first page.” ~ readingjunky.blogspot.com Sick “[Leveen] really nails the ‘guy’ dialogue as well—it is gross, colorful, and at times, downright funny.” ~ VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) “In an exciting take on the zombie novel, Leveen … shifts to horror while maintaining his trademark complex relationships and character-driven storytelling.” ~ Publisher’s Weekly “Tom Leveen’s voice is truly one of the best elements…” ~ blog.homoeoteleuton.com Shackled “The prose is tight and the dialogue lends emotion to the character’s mental state, properly complementing this plot-driven setup.” ~ School Library Journal “…impeccably written with true-to-life dialogue and characters I can relate to…” ~ literologie.com

Writing Great Dialogue

The first of these, The Ninth Hour, is published by Crooked Cat. Claire is part of the team at Kingdom Writing Solutions. Mark Stibbe lives with his wife and Labrador in North Yorkshire and is an award-winning, bestselling author.

Author: Mark Stibbe

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1518808689

Category: Reference

Page: 62

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Claire Stibbe lives with her husband and son in New Mexico and has written two historical fiction novels about Ancient Egypt and is currently writing a series of crime thrillers based in her home city of Albuquerque. The first of these, The Ninth Hour, is published by Crooked Cat. Claire is part of the team at Kingdom Writing Solutions. Mark Stibbe lives with his wife and Labrador in North Yorkshire and is an award-winning, bestselling author. He is now collaborating with New York Times bestselling novelist G.P. Taylor to write a series of Napoleonic spy thrillers. He leads writing workshops in the UK and abroad and is CEO of Kingdom Writing Solutions. Mark and Claire are adopted twins. They started telling stories to each other when they were very young and have both become full-time published authors in recent years.

How To Write And Sell Great Short Stories

Writers with a 'good ear' for dialogue will be able to write conversations in such a way that the reader will understand the sub-text. I.e. the thing that the speaker is really speaking about or hinting at.

Author: Linda M. James

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781780993621

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 211

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How to create characters who are more real than your family and friends? How to make these characters speak with their own dialogue, not yours? How to create vivid locations that readers can actually see? How to create such intriguing plots that readers are desperate to carry on reading? How to be really creative with words? You don’t? Then you need to buy this invaluable book. It will not only teach you fascinating story-telling techniques, but how to market your polished short stories once they are written so that they sell worldwide!

Write A Blockbuster And Get It Published Teach Yourself

It's tempting to make this a very short chapter, and say that if you follow the advice in Chapter 2 about getting to know your characters, then all you have to do to write great dialogue is sit back and let them talk to each other ...

Author: Helen Corner

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444129847

Category: Reference

Page: 300

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Designed for all those wanting to be the next Dan Brown, this introduction to writing popular fiction will be a key addition to the writer's bookshelf. Authored jointly by a literary consultant/agent and a highly successful author, it offers not simply a guide to writing a novel but an introduction to writing a plot-based, action-focused blockbuster. It covers such key practicalities as the importance of plot, pace, action, character and the different demands of such popular commercial genres as romantic fiction, thrillers and so on. For those looking to write for a living, this book provides vital information on the process, including finding an agent and making a living as a writer. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to write a blockbuster. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

How to Write Great Screenplays and Get them into Production

Have you got a great idea for a screenplay, but don't know how to write it visually? Then this book is for you.

Author: Linda James

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848034914

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Have you got a great idea for a screenplay, but don't know how to write it visually? Then this book is for you. It will give you the vital information you need to know before you write your script; the vital techniques you need to learn when you're writing your script. But, more importantly, it will show you how to market your script after it's written. These three vitally important stages will make your script STAND OUT from the crowd. Your will learn about:- - Preparing outlines and synopses and treatments. - The Three Act Structure - Writing powerful opening scenes, and compelling scenes to follow - Techniques to make your script stand out - Writing effective dialogue - Writing a logline to use as a powerful marketing tool to interest an agent or producer. - Professional script formatting - Organisations that help screenwriters - How to copyright your work - How to market your script - The Twenty important things to check before you send out your script

Remove Your Shackles Write A Quick Guide for New Writers

Have you ever wanted to be a writer, but don't know where to start? Don't wait any longer. Don't let your fear hold you back! Remove your shackles and write. This quick guide for new writers helps you learn the basics of writing a story.

Author: Arwen Chandler

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1521204128

Category:

Page: 40

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Do you have a book inside of you that is burning to break free? Have you ever wanted to be a writer, but don't know where to start? Don't wait any longer. Don't let your fear hold you back! Remove your shackles and write. This quick guide for new writers helps you learn the basics of writing a story. It introduces you to plot and character development. It teaches the secrets of writing great dialogue, and includes information about world building and writing fantastic fight scenes. If you're new to writing, or just have some basic questions, this guide's for you. Why don't you Remove Your Shackles and Write your first short story, novella, or novel? You can do it!

The Complete Guide to Writing a Successful Screenplay

This guide outlines time saving tools to hone your writing, so you can attract Hollywood agents and producers.

Author: Melissa Samaroo

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781601386076

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

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The Complete Guide to Writing A Successful Screenplay outlines time saving tools to hone your writing, so you can attract Hollywood agents and producers. You will discover how to create (and stick to) a timeline and deadline, whether writing your screenplay is a full- or part-time job. Writing and pitching a screenplay is nothing like writing a novel, and this book presents screenplay-specific information vital for any aspiring film writer. This book discusses how to write great openings and endings the vital elements of a successful screenplay (and eventually movie) and how to create characters that grow and evolve as the plot thickens. One of the hardest parts of writing a screenplay is developing a solid dialogue, and this book takes you through, step-by-step, how to fine-tune your characters dialogue so it is not only believable but also well-written. Once your script is polished and perfect, you will need to pitch it to the public, and this book shows you how. You will grasp how to write a compelling query letter that is specifically geared to what agents are looking for, so your chances of getting represented are increased. Veteran screenwriters, television and film producers, agents, and directors have been interviewed for this book, and their experiences are showcased here, giving you their insider secrets on how to best write and sell your script. This book also contains an extensive resource section of production companies that are eager to receive and package your script, including the genre they are looking for, so you know exactly who to contact. If you are eager to jump into Hollywood as the next big thing in screenwriting, The Complete Guide to Writing A Successful Screenplay will help you get there. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The New Scriptwriter s Journal

Dialogue. Mrs. Robinson, ifyou don't mind my saying so, this conversation is getting a little strange. ... You'd think that being amidst people, hearing them prattle around you every day, would empower you to write great dialogue.

Author: Mary Johnson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781136051142

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 336

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The New Scriptwriter's Journal places you, the writer, in the center of the complex and challenging process of scriptwriting. Charge up your imagination while learning how to write a professional screenplay. This informational and inspirational guide details the creative aspects of scriptwriting such as crafting dialogue and shaping characters. Inside, you'll find blank pages to jot down your thoughts, ideas, and responses to the text, creating your own source book of script ideas. Whether you're an indie filmmaker longing to shoot your first digital feature or an aspiring screenwriter writing a spec script for Hollywood, your journal will be an invaluable resource. Special chapters offer insights on adaptation, ethics of screenwriting, and the future of storytelling in the digital age, as well as alternative storytelling. Additionally, The New Scriptwriter's Journal includes an invaluable annotated guide to periodicals, trade publications, books, catalogs, production directories, script sources. scriptwriting software, and internet resources.

Just Effing Entertain Me A Screenwriter s Atlas

You're gonna need a bigger boat The ability to write great dialogue is a quality that will set you apart as a writer. Good dialogue writers are sought after and respected. The key to becoming better at it is to really perfect your ...

Author: Julie Gray

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304404831

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 270

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A comprehensive guide to screenwriting with proven methods to help you test your ideas BEFORE you write your script, outlining tricks that make every page fascinating, chapters on character development, dialogue, theme and so much more. Includes the top 200 movies you MUST see if you wish to write for entertainment and chapters on how to get an agent in Hollywood. One of the most valuable, complete books on screenwriting available today. Recommended by Hollywood professionals.

Thanks But This Isn t for Us

A (Sort of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing is Being Rejected Jessica Page Morrell ... Some contemporary novelists and screenwriters who write great dialogue come to mind—Carl Hiaasen, Quentin Tarantino, ...

Author: Jessica Page Morrell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101135532

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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A fun, practical guide that reveals the essentials of good fiction and memoir writing by exposing the most common mistakes literary writers make. All great works of fiction and memoir are unique-but most bad novels, stories, and memoirs have a lot in common. From clunky dialogue to poorly sketchedout characters, sagging pacing to exaggerated prose, these beginners' mistakes drive any agent or editor to their stock rejection letter, telling the aspiring writer "Thanks, but this isn't for us," and leaving many to wonder what exactly it is that they're doing wrong. Veteran writing coach, developmental editor, and writing instructor Jessica Page Morrell will fill in the gaps in every rejection letter you've ever received. In Thanks, But This Isn't for Us, Morrell uses her years of experience to isolate the specific errors beginners make, including the pitfalls of unrealistic dialogue, failing to "show, not tell," and over-the-top plot twists. These are just a few of the problems that keep writers from breaking through with their work. Sympathetic and humane, but pulling no punches, Thanks, But This Isn't for Us shows writers precisely where they've gone wrong and how to get on the right track. In sixteen to-the-point chapters, with checklists, exercises, takeaway tips, and a glossary, Morrell helps readers transcend these mistakes so that they don't have to learn the hard way: with another rejection letter.

Dialogue

Weak dialogue can drag the pace to a halt, make your characters feel stilted, and confuse your readers.In other words, to write great fiction, you need to know how to write dialogue that shines.In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, writing ...

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ISBN: 0992037131

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Every writer knows the benefits strong dialogue can bring to a story--a faster pace, greater believability, increased tension, and even humor.But not every writer knows how to achieve it.And, unfortunately, weak dialogue can destroy a story even faster than strong dialogue can improve it. Weak dialogue can drag the pace to a halt, make your characters feel stilted, and confuse your readers.In other words, to write great fiction, you need to know how to write dialogue that shines.In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, writing instructor and fiction editor Marcy Kennedy shows you how to get it. Inside you'll learn...- how to format your dialogue to keep it clear and easy to follow,- tricks to avoid the dreaded As-You-Know-Bob Syndrome,- how to use dialogue to manage your pace, increase tension, and bring your characters to life,- the secrets to dealing with dialogue challenges such as dialect, starting a chapter with dialogue, and using contractions in historical fiction and fantasy, and- much more.Each book in the Busy Writer's Guides series is intended to give you enough theory so that you can understand why things work and why they don't, but also enough examples to see how that theory looks in practice. In addition, they provide tips and exercises to help you take it to the pages of your own story with an editor's-eye view.Other Books in the Busy Writer's Guide Series:Showing and Telling in FictionInternal DialoguePoint of View in FictionGrammar for Fiction Writers

The Writer s Bible

Writing in caricature is the essence of great dialogue writing. No one did it better than William Shakespeare, who was a master of writing dialogue in caricature. As your audience experiences the script during its performance, ...

Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781532000553

Category: Performing Arts

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The Writer's Bible is a popular textbook, guide, and mentor to fiction, entertainment, and nonfiction writers in the new and print media. The book helps writers write their business plan as well as acquire skills. It's a career planning and writing-skills textbook and a popular book for authors headed for print-on-demand and traditional publishers as well as the electronic media. If you write fiction, nonfiction, drama, learning materials, multimedia, and digital media or for the Internet, you'll find the information in this book useful and timely. Here's how to be your own manuscript doctor and mentor, plan your writing career, acquire the skills to turn your writing into salable work, and acquire knowledge of how print-on-demand publishing works compared to traditional publishing, whether you write for the Internet and the new media (digital media) or for traditional publishing companies or yourself. Plan your writing career and get the skills you'll need to move ahead in the current atmosphere of the literary arena and the world of information dissemination and re-packaging. Every writer needs a Bible and role models as well as a map to navigate places that buy author's works.

Creating Powerful Radio

Regardless of whether you are writing a narrative, dialogue, or any other style of commercial, review all of your scripts with the ... Great narratives include all the necessary product information, but you hear it in a natural way, ...

Author: Valerie Geller

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136024016

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.