Dialogue: Techniques and exercises for crafting effective dialogue




      Dialogue: Techniques and exercises for crafting effective dialogue
Craft Compelling DialogueWhen should your character talk, what should or shouldn t he say, and when should he say it How do you know when dialogue or the lack thereof is dragging down your scene How do you fix character who speaks with the laconic wit of the Terminator Write Great Fiction Dialogue by successful author and instructor Gloria Kempton has the answers to all of these questions and It s packed with innovative exercises and instructions designed to teach you how to Create dialogue that drives the story Weave dialogue with narrative and action Use dialogue to pace your story Write dialogue that fits specific genres Avoid the common pitfalls of writing dialogue Make dialogue unique for each characterAlong with dozens of dialogue excerpts form today s most popular writers, Write Great Fiction Dialogue gives you the edge you need to make your story stand out from the rest. Free Read Dialogue: Techniques and exercises for crafting effective dialogue [ by ] Gloria Kempton [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 232 pages
  • Dialogue: Techniques and exercises for crafting effective dialogue
  • Gloria Kempton
  • English
  • 16 January 2017
  • 1582972893

10 thoughts on “ Dialogue: Techniques and exercises for crafting effective dialogue

  1. John says:

    Every time I read one of these Writer s Digest technique books, I find a passage that really sticks in my craw Here, it s Do you remember those novels teachers made us read in high school Great Expectations Madame Bovary Lord of the Flies Page after page of blocks of t...

  2. Kimberly [Come Hither Books] says:

    The least useful volume of a useful series If you have serious problems with dialogue, then this book will give you micro lessons to help Techniques are clear and precise, if a bit condescending But most of the information is basic enough to be presented in other bookseffectively The scarcity of advanced techniques makes this book irritating unless dialogue is one of your weaknesses, as it feelsl...

  3. Louise says:

    There were some interesting suggestions and ideas in this book, but a couple of things made me wary First, I m not sure about the author s approach to genre fiction in particular the suggestion that all writers of fantasy train themselves to write something called magical dialogue , which is akin to that used in the Lord of the Rings, seems outdated I was startled to read that this books was actually published in 2004 rather than sometime in the early 90s Add to that the concept that it There were some interesting suggestions and ideas in this book, but a couple of things made me wary First, I m not sure about the author s approach to genre fiction in particular the suggestion that all writers of fantasy train themselves to write something called magical dialogue , which is akin to that used in the Lord of the Rings, seems outdated I was startled to read that this books was actually publi...

  4. Tatra says:

    April 4 8, 2015It is interesting how much goes into dialogue And I think that it s also good for character building August 14 18, 2013If you re like me, and you re reading through all of the Write Great Fiction series, I strongly urge you to finish with this book I loved the other books, but felt like I had to get the lessons down in a snap But, then I read this book and Kempton says don t worry about this now, just write and fix it during the second draft She tells you to absorb the April 4 8, 2015It is interesting how much goes into dialogue And I think that it s also good for character building August 14 18, 2013If you re like me, and you re reading through all of the Write Great Fiction series, I strongly urge you to finish with this book I loved the other books, but felt like I h...

  5. Greg Scowen says:

    I wouldn t go as far as some of the reviews here and say this book was a waste of money Indeed, as a primer into the writing of dialogue, this was perfect for me.That doesn t mean I didn t go out and search forguides on the topic to further the basic knowledge that I got within But...

  6. Michele says:

    It felt like Gloria Kempton was coaching me while I write my novel If there is one thing I took away from this book is learning to create three dimension characters by weaving in narrative, dialogue, and action I recommend this book for aspiring authors.

  7. Aaron Bolin says:

    Gloria Kempton delivers a book about techniques and exercise for crafting effective dialogue she does exactly what she promises in the title I liked the book as it was well written and included well thought out material on ways to improve dialogue.In terms of criticism, a couple of items come to mind.First, the author reminds us repeatedly that she is a writing coach and dialogue comes easy for her Once is okay to establish credibility By the fifth time, it was irritating.Second, the book is Gloria Kempton delivers a book about techniques and exercise for crafting effective dialogue she does exactly what she promises in the title I liked the book as it was well written and included well thought out material on ways to improve dialogue.In terms of criticism, a couple of items come to mind.First, the author reminds us repeatedly that she is a writing coach and dialogue comes easy for her Once is okay to establish credibility By the fifth time, it was irritatin...

  8. Meredith says:

    There were some good points, but the book could have been half as long.My first problem is that many of the example passages from various novels fell flat for me Either they were too short, or the characters weren t sufficiently introduced, or both Very rarely did I see the tension emotion technique Gloria Kempton was trying to emphasize.Second problem This is a book on dialogue, so obviously the author is going to have a lot to say about dialogue But I sort of got the feeling she was saying There were some good points, but th...

  9. C. L. Phillips says:

    This book has some good tips that could have been expressed in half the pages It s not great, by any means, but I do like that there are writing exercises at the end of each chapter to help with specific dialogue issues There is a lot of redunda...

  10. Raelee Carpenter says:

    Great tips, but quite a bit of redundancy.

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