Writers Wisdom: Steinbeck on Dialogue

If you are using dialogue—say it aloud as you write it. Only then will it have the sound of speech. ~ John Steinbeck

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Writer’s Wisdom: Dialogue

Always get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start. ~ P. G. Wodehouse