Gloria Kempton: Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Effective Dialogue

Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Effective Dialogue


Craft Compelling Dialogue When should your character talk, what should (or shouldn't) he say, and when should he say it? How do you know when dialogue--or the lack thereof--is dragging down your scene? How do you fix a character who speaks without the laconic wit of the Terminator? Write Great Fiction: Dialogue by successful author and instructor Gloria Kempton has the answers to all of these questions and more! It's packed with innovative exercises and instruction designed to teach you how to: * Create dialogue that drives the story * Weave dialogue with narrative and action * Write dialogue that fits specific genres * Avoid the common pitfalls of writing dialogue * Make dialogue unique for each character Along with dozens of dialogue excerpts from today's most popular writers, Write Great Fiction: Dialogue gives you the edge you need to make your story stand out from the rest.

Last published in 1998, this classic story, whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle, returns with a fresh new cover design. Children and adults alike will enjoy this jubilant tale of a tortoise on a journey of self-discovery. Ages 2+. Saul David's Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 is a fascinating look at the most controversial and brutal British imperial conflict of the nineteenth century. The real story of the Anglo-Zulu war was one of deception, dishonour, incompetence and dereliction of duty by Lord Chelmsford who invaded Zululand without the knowledge of the British Government. But it did not go to plan and there were many political repercussions. Using new material from archives in Britain and South Africa, Saul David blows the lid on this most sordid of imperial wars and comes to a number of startling new conclusions. 'Saul David's brilliant and magisterial account must now be regarded as the definitive history of the Zulu War' Frank McLynn, Literary Review 'This meticulously detailed book...give[s] a fully rounded and judicious account of this dismal conflict Guardian 'Fascinating, thrilling, convincing...reads like a novel' Economist Saul David is Professor of War Studies at the University of Buckingham and the author of several critically acclaimed history books, including The Indian Mutiny: 1857 (shortlisted for the Westminster Medal for Military Literature), Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 (a Waterstone's Military History Book of Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Effective Dialogue download ebook the Year) and, most recently, Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire.

Author: Gloria Kempton
Number of Pages: 240 pages
Published Date: 31 Dec 2004
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publication Country: Ohio, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781582972893
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