Big FootThere is an old town somewhere in the middle of a forest in Vancouver Island, where lived a happy couple; Martin and May Vanags. The Vanags had a great life… a successful farm, a happy neighbourhood, a big barn… Everything any normal villager could ever ask for. In fact, The Vanags even possessed something even special. Coming from a long line of genetically modified human, Martin could grow fangs while May could grow claws at their own will. Nicknamed “The Werewolves”, Martin and May were highly respected by the people of the town as they have been using their abilities to save the town whenever it was under distress.More Like This
Just when they thought that their life couldn’t get any better, they were gifted with a beautiful girl with jet black hair and piercing green eyes. The girl, Susan Vanags, was well-loved by her parents and grew up to be a bright girl. However, she never showed any signs of possessing a super-human ability. And when she turned twelve, she sta
7 Quick Tips for Writing Dialogue1) Dialogue in fiction is nothing like how people talk in real life. It’s fine to use "as heard in real-life" phrasing, but real-life dialogue is often meaningless. Every single word spoken in fiction must be dripping with meaning. If it has more than one meaning (subtext), all the better.More Like This
2) Start the conversation late and exit early. No one wants to read small talk, hellos, or goodbyes unless they add meaning to the story … which is almost never.
3) Dialogue should always progress the plot or character development. No info dumping in dialogue, please. Only put quotation marks around what you can actually envision the character saying in that particular scene, knowing and feeling what that particular character knows and feels. What you want your readers to know has nothing to do with what a character actually says. After all, that's why stories have narration.
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