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This is one of the best 'guides' I have come across describing what good dialogue should and shouldn't be. Since it's a struggle for many writers, I felt why try to improve on an already great post.
Effective dialogue is an essential part of both fiction and creative nonfiction writing.
Good dialogue can be tricky. It needs to move the story forward and reveal important character information without seeming artificial. It needs to seem realistic without actually being realistic.
Confused? Let’s break it down.
Here are some things good dialogue should do:
And here are a few dialogue don’ts:
Link to the full blog can be found here: http://www.dailywritingtips.com/dialogue-dos-and-donts/
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