Posted October 2015

Putting Words in Their Mouths


Dialogue can make or break a story. Great dialogue does more than convey who said what. It helps convey character, pace a scene, and further plot. Refresh the basics, like dialogue tags and dialogue format. Learn how to use dialogue to move your story forward.

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Tips and Tricks for Writing Dialogue

Dialogue can make or break a story. Great dialogue does more than convey who said what. It helps convey character, pace a scene, and futher plot. We'll cover basics, like dialogue tags and dialogue format, but spend most of our time learning how to use dialogue to move your story forward.

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About Lecturer

About Melissa Gardner

Melissa Gardner lives on the Gulf Coast with her husband and two cats. When she isn’t writing, she works as a reference librarian at a local community college and teaches creative writing classes online. Her most recent work has appeared in the Strangelet Journal, Altarworks, Hypnopomp, and Page & Spine.