Elements of Fiction (72)

Element 72: Dialogue

Unless we’re talking pure action, as in chases, gun battles, and so on, most Scenes are comprised of Dialogue, another crucial element of fiction.

Personally, there is probably nothing I enjoy reading more than good dialogue (John Le Carré is a master at it) and curiously, there is nothing I enjoy writing as much as dialogue, when language just springs to mind…



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Ulf Wolf

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.