A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
AEB047
 2 years ago
How do you write good dialogue?
AEB047
 2 years ago
How do you write good dialogue?

This Question is Open

Evonflyer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11.) Listen to how actual people talk 2.) Figure out the flow of your dialogue 3.) Pattern out the information 4.) Write the scribble version (very rough draft) 5.) Write the nice version

AEB047
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But what if I can't seem to do it right and it never seems to make sense?

AEB047
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you start it off or bridge gaps between conversations?

Evonflyer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It depends on the setting, plot, and reason behind the dialogue. What are you writing it for?

Mandy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Write it in the vernacular. Leave out the parts your reader doesn't care about (Like "Hey what's up" "Nothing" "Okay") You'll notice these pointless conversations are absent from most fiction. Try to keep it natural.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.