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The Problem with Dialogue

As a writer, there are things that I find easy (ish) and things that are more difficult. One of my biggest problems has always been writing dialogue. How can I make it sound realistic and like people actually talk, but at the same time not like people actually talk (all the um‘s, er‘s, uh‘s, that are no fun to have to read as much as a person says them when talking normally)? It’s a very fine line. Continue reading “The Problem with Dialogue”