Saturday, August 28, 2010

Writing Dialgoues notes

 stock photo taken on air plane. ( you're welcome to use)

1. Use sketchbook as a writer, take down notes on interesting dialogues.

2. Structure the dialogues.

Comedic: The Big Lebowski is considered by many to be an example of extremely witty and intelligent dialogue.

-------fantasy books good to read: Fantasy/science fiction dialogue, traditional sword and sorcery film might aide you, as well as reading into classics. The Volsunga Saga, an Icelandic legendary saga, was written in the late 13th century and translated into modern English. It is an excellent example from which to derive terse, epic dialogue that bears resemblance to that of Robert E. Howard of Conan fame. In a more modern tone, the work of Isaac Asimov, Orson Scott Card, or Carl Sagan might be more appropriate.

3. learn at least one new word a day
Subscribe to Oxford English Dictionary's Word of the Day, as well as Merriam-Webster's online resource offering nearly the same service.

4.Use The Thesaurus

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