Creative Writing Project: Write Great Dialogue

Dani and Steve Alcorn, Authors, Mentors, Online Instructors

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5 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:48
    • 2. The Purpose of Dialogue

      4:07
    • 3. Dialogue Techniques

      5:58
    • 4. Project: Write Your Dialogue Scene

      1:09
    • 5. Next Steps

      0:56
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Project Description

Write Your Dialogue Scene

Refer to the attached files for Dialogue Rules and Dialogue Dos and Don’ts.

Open a document file and create a scene using the dialogue techniques described in this lesson.

  • Keep Speeches Short
  • Stick with “said”
  • Use Beats and Stage Actions
  • Broken Dialogue
  • Dialect
  • Interior Monologue
  • Nonverbal Dialogue

Polish the finished product until you’re happy with it.

 

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