Notes on writing dialogueDialogue can be one of the most challenging components of writing fiction. Often, the conversations come off feeling too forced or too clunky, lacking in natural rhythm.
Write What You Know
The Purpose-Driven Plot
If Robespierre had livedHis punishment was to be installed in an apartment with windows overlooking the cemetery on the Rue de Picpus. This, after he was dragged from his sickbed into the square on that fateful day. They grabbed him by the hair and forced his head back as one by one, his friends were fed to the guillotine.
TurnsHe turns on the boarding dock. He is trying to smile; the corners of his mouth twitch. Shifting his duffel bag from one arm to the other, he raises a solemn hand to her.
Time and Place
Castle in the clouds TheBrassGlass 38 6 Ship sunset TheBrassGlass 108 16 A winter sunset in New England TheBrassGlass 52 6 Hindsdale pink TheBrassGlass 17 2 Violet TheBrassGlass 93 10 Sleepy Hollow TheBrassGlass 188 59 Sackets Harbor flooding TheBrassGlass 33 8 The Half Moon TheBrassGlass 27 10 Commission - Yves de Reveille TheBrassGlass 46 9 The Last Mermaid TheBrassGlass 92 9 Colossus waking TheBrassGlass 8 1 Morgan Point Lighthouse TheBrassGlass 10 2 Scratched TheBrassGlass 12 1 Sea to infinity TheBrassGlass 26 1 Companions TheBrassGlass 6 1 When and If TheBrassGlass 15 1 Dreaming TheBrassGlass 10 1 The end of the world TheBrassGlass 25 3 Commission - 'Coat that Caused Trouble' book cover TheBrassGlass 40 6 Door to Simeon Belden's home TheBrassGlass 14 1 Gillette Castle TheBrassGlass 24 2 Time for leaving TheBrassGlass 17 2 The hero of time TheBrassGlass 36 5 Peacefields TheBrassGlass 11 3