Day: February 12, 2015

Got Subtext? Writing Better Dialogue

Guest post by Becca Puglisi Realistic, evocative dialogue is an important part of any successful story. We need our characters’ interactions to be authentic, consistent, and engaging to draw readers in to what’s happening. So when we’re learning to write, we spend a lot of time on mechanics—learning all the grammar and punctuation rules. But proper form is just the first step. When , we often forget that real-life conversations…