Wendy Kram explains how great screenplay writing has dialogue that is authentic and filled with subtext as opposed to exposition.
Paul Peditto talks about the notion of the cut instinct, and how less is more when writing dialogue.
Great screenplay writing has characters that strike a universal core with their audience and allow us to feel empathy.
Glenn Benest warns screenwriters the dangers of writing on-the-nose dialogue and offers tips in his webinar, Developing Strong Dialogue in Your Screenplay.
Paul Peditto examines how to improve scene construction and dialogue through a uniquely Chicago-style approach.
Brad Johnson discusses what makes a compelling monologue in your screenplays, using 'Jaws' as an example.
Susan Kouguell, award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker and screenwriting teacher at SUNY College at Purchase gives advice on writing dialogue that's truthful.
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean identifies three stagnant scene types, and how to overcome their pitfalls to make the scenes flow.
Spec screenwriters often obsess on their dialogue, yet don't spend enough time looking for cliché lines. Here's 10 of the worst from @Bang2write's Lucy V.
Get Jim Mercurio’s webinar on Advanced Scene Writing: Breaking the Rules with Style on demand. When I dove into a theoretical approach to teaching and writing dialogue, I was pleasantly surprised that although writing dialogue seems in some ways contrary to structure, the way to improve it is often through the...