Stewart Farquhar opines how some “experienced” writers in our digital age either have never learned or have forgotten the function of dialogue. Learn how to write authentic, compelling dialogue.
Doug Richardson gives great tips for fixing bad dialogue and elevating your dialogue to a professional level.
How do writers such as Quentin Tarantino get away with writing lengthy dialogue when we are constantly told not to?
Devorah Cutler-Rubenstein and Kristopher White give 21 tips on how to write great dialogue in your screenplays.
Paul Peditto discusses dialogue writing, giving overheard dialogue examples.
Paul Peditto talks about the notion of the cut instinct, and how less is more when writing dialogue.
Paul Peditto examines how to improve scene construction and dialogue through a uniquely Chicago-style approach.
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...
So, it turns out that no one knows exactly what day William Shakespeare was born. We know it was near the end of April 1564. Scholars believe he was born on the 23rd since he was baptized on the 26th. But since 1582 lost 10 days when we adopted our present...