Dialogue

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

I used to do manuscript appraisals when I taught creative writing full time. I would never have been able to do it without teaching, though, because teaching taught me how to become a critical reader. I learnt to observe, to critique, and to improve my…

10 Dialogue Errors To Avoid At All Costs

Writing good dialogue can be difficult. Here are some of the most common mistakes beginner writers make. Stilted exchanges – Your dialogue may not sound natural. Read it aloud and see if it sounds like something your character would say. Have you included contractions? We say “I’ll”…