Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share my thoughts on character dialogue in fiction. Dialogue. It can make or break a story. Dialogue is the lines your characters speak aloud in a written story. They differ from the narrative voice in that even the peripheral characters are given … Continue reading Writing Real Dialogue in Fiction
A Cheat Sheet on Body Language for Writers
Hi SEers. John with you today. As a wrap-up to the subject of gestures (or beats) to convey non-verbal communication, I found a great cheat sheet for writers on body language. The cheat sheet is below the text and was developed by ArchetypeWriting.com. The cheat sheet can be used in developing characterizations beyond having to … Continue reading A Cheat Sheet on Body Language for Writers
Gestures and Dialogue – A Perfect Show Don’t Tell Team.
Hi SEers. John with you again. I hope you had a great weekend and am rearing to go this Monday morning. Grab a cup of coffee and join me in a discussion about character gestures. (I know not the most exciting thing for a Monday morning.) Most of you don’t know that my books … Continue reading Gestures and Dialogue – A Perfect Show Don’t Tell Team.
Lather, Rinse, Repeat
Hi, Gang. Craig with you again today. I’ve been struggling with what to post. This comes from having been here since day one. I’ve already posted a lot of stuff for your consideration. This time, I want to talk about something that’s been on my mind. As of this writing, I have nineteen publications, plus … Continue reading Lather, Rinse, Repeat
Character Types: The Helper
Hey SE Readers. Joan with you today. This is the sixth and final in a series of posts about character types. The ideas come from my personal observations or public knowledge of well-known people. The other posts are The Attention Seeker, The "I Can Top That" Person, The Know it All, The Introvert, and The … Continue reading Character Types: The Helper
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