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On dialogue

Dialogue is fun to write and fun to read and so it’s no surprise that many writers turn to it to advance their plots and even at times to provide the bulk of their book’s structure. Plato of course famously framed his books in Socratic dialogues and he is considered by many to still be […]

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Dialogue – The hardest thing to say…

This week Mark Porter gives us some pointers on writing dialogue. Be sure to keep an eye out for his new book, “Dogs Chase Cars” coming in early 2011! I think most writers, particularly when starting out, experience significant difficulties with dialogue. Given that speech is still our primary means of communication and that all […]

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