A lot can be revealed through a conversation. Characters grow right before your eyes, the plot keeps rolling, the story stays engaging, and the pages don’t stop turning.
Dialogue is a sharp storytelling element.
Starting off, it stressed me out. My characters all sounded the same, the conversations wouldn’t add to the story, and I couldn’t tell if an interaction was necessary. So, I’d just avoid the dialogue.
Not the way to go. You practice, but first…
…to write the best, we read the best and hope some of the talent sticks.
Here are five short stories you can use as sources when crafting your dialogue.Continue reading Writing Dialogue: These 5 Stories Will Help You Cope