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Let’s talk about dialogue

2 years agoArts / Writing : JohnAugust.com

Screenwriters can learn story and structure, but the ability to create real, tangible characters is more elusive -- and ultimately more important.
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3 act structure in real life : Act I

Arts / Writing : Time to Write (last year)

Screenwriters and others probably are familiar with "3 act structure" - the way many stories are organized (the story kicks in with an inciting incident in act 1, escalates with lots of conflicts in act 2 (often with a reversal... Read Post

How to write dialogue that reveals character

Arts / Writing : Time to Write (2 years ago)

On my screenwriting Q & A group call the other day someone asked about how to reveal character through dialogue. My advice is to answer this question: "What, in addition to the content of the dialogue, does the speaker wish... Read Post

Writing Dialogue: The 5 Best Ways to Make Your Characters’ Conversations Seem Real

Arts / Writing : WritersDigest.com (3 years ago)

Whether you write novels or prefer writing short stories, it’s important to know how to write dialogue in a story. Dialogue is one of those key elements of fiction that a lot … Read more Read Post


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