5 Great Rules For Writing Dialogue From Wendy Storer

Iā€™m very pleased to welcome Wendy Storer to the blog today with an excellent post on writing dialogue. Over to you Wendy ā€¦

Rule #1 ā€“ Dialogue should never be pointless

When your characters speak they come alive. Or at least they should do. If they are Mr or Mrs Boring and have little of relevance to say, if they are inclined to lecture, if they live in a vacuum or have no personality, then chances are your reader will not care if they live or die or dance the fandango stark naked. Continue reading