Writing Tips: Dialog

This is the first post in a new series of Writing Tips. Each post will give authors resources to improve their writing in a particular area.
One of the main characteristics of fiction is that it often has characters that talk to each other. However, conversations in books do not – and should not – sound exactly like those in real life. Yet making dialog sound realistic in written form can be difficult. The links below can help writers achieve this goal.

Writing Dialog: 50 Things Your Characters Can Do While They Talk

How To Write Fabulous Dialogue In 5 Easy Steps

19 Ways to Write Better Dialogue

10 Keys to Writing Dialogue in Fiction (and 2 Dialogue Exercises)

5 ideas on how to write dialogue

6 Ways You’re Botching Your Dialogue




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