At a Glance
How do some writers craft conversation so authentic, it feels like they've been eavesdropping? What's the secret behind getting characters to talk to each other? How can writers make their dialogue sing?
Answers to all of these questions and more can be found in Gloria Kempton's in-depth look at this crucial component of fiction. Readers will learn how to create dialogue that sizzles, with tips on:
- Creating dialogue for specific genres
- Bringing characters to life with revealing dialogue
- Identifying and fixing common dialogue problems
Each chapter features numerous examples of successful dialogue drawn from bestselling novels, and chapter-ending exercises help readers apply the lessons learned. This is one book that will get readers talking!
- Publisher Writer's Digest Books
- Date available: 10/01/2004
- Publication date: 10/01/2004
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: Gloria Kempton
The author of several young adult novels, Gloria Kempton conducts workshops each year at some or the most prestigious writing conferences in the country, including the Maui Writer's Conference. She is also a contributing editor to Writer's Digest magazine. Gloria lives in Seattle, Washington.
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