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How to write dialogue

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Writing dialogue can be a daunting task for most writers. Dialogue is an art form that requires careful attention to detail, and many authors struggle with getting their characters’ voices right. But don’t worry! This blog post will show you how to write dialogue like the pros do. We’ll start by looking at some common rules on how to write dialogue. Next we will step back and look at what makes realistic dialogue, how that moves the story forward, how to make readers pay attention when dialogue shows, and exactly what ratio of dialogue writing to you should use in your story. 19 fast dialogue rules to building great dialogue Use dialogue to reveal traits of a person Dialogue should be natural and believable. This is their real life, so they should have their own voice. Write dialogue in the style of your genre Avoid clich├ęs when writing conversation, such as “I’m so mad!” or “How could you?” Be careful about how much dialogue is on the page – too much can make it seem like a