7 Tips for Writing Realistic Dialogue: Does all of your dialogue sound the same, no matter who’s talking? Have you had feedback saying that your dialogue is awkward or unrealistic? Nearly any book about writing fiction will have a section on dialogue. Consider this a quick reference or summary. These are my top 7 tips for writing realistic dialogue:
There is enough wickedness in the world already. The only villain I feel comfortable bringing to life on my pages is the disillusioned hero who will become good again at the end...but will readers go for it?
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