Writers Talk 7 | Dialogue

Welcome to our podcast series, Writers Talk. In our seventh podcast, we talk about dialogue.

Previous podcasts:

  1. Writers Talk 1 | Neil Gaiman
  2. Writers Talk 2 | Writing A Book In A Year
  3. Writers Talk 3 | Star Wars
  4. Writers Talk 4 | Top 100 Fantasy Books
  5. Writers Talk 5 | Short Stories
  6. Writers Talk 6 |Fantasy Sub-genres

Writers Talk 7 | Dialogue

This week we are talking with Mia from deadlinesforwriters.com.

Mia also facilitates courses and writes weekly blog posts for Writers Write. She has just published The Dialogue Workbook. Check it out here.

In this podcast, our hosts, Mia Botha and Christopher Dean talk about dialogue and how it brings books to life.

They talk about:

  1. Why you should use a lot of dialogue.
  2. Why it is useful to writers to know how how to write good dialogue.
  3. Examples of books and plays with great dialogue.
  4. And, some things to avoid.

Looking for inspiration? Try these articles:

  1. The 7 Principles Of Strong Dialogue
  2. How To Write Great Dialogue
  3. 10 Dialogue Errors Writers Should Avoid At All Costs
  4. 7 Things You Can Do With Dialogue In A Story
  5. 5 Essential Exercises For Writing Dialogue
  6. 10 Ways To Introduce Conflict In Dialogue
  7. For more, explore the dialogue tag on the website.

Top Tip: Learn how to write dialogue with The Dialogue Workbook and Writers Write’s How To Write A Book.

What Is Writers Talk?

Writers Talk is the Writers Write podcast where our podcast hosts talk about everything to do with writers and writing.

The podcast is a more intimate setting that we will use to tell you how we feel about writing, books, and the authors that write them.

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  1. Have an interest in writing and books and want to expand your knowledge.
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The Podcast Hosts

Christopher :Luke Dean Christopher Luke Dean writes and facilitates for Writers Write. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisLukeDean

More Posts From Christopher:

  1. Writers Talk 6 | Fantasy Sub-Genres
  2. 7 Scenes You Won’t Find In Good Fiction Writing
  3. Writers Talk 5 | Short Stories
  4. Writers Talk 4 | The Top 100 Fantasy Books
  5. Writers Talk 3 | Star Wars

Mia Botha Mia Botha is an author, writing coach, short story expert, and the creator of the Deadlines For Writers website. She is the author of a number of workbooks on writing, including her latest, The Dialogue Workbook.

More Posts From Mia:

  1. 6 Quick Fixes For Adding Setting To Your Story
  2. Where Does Conflict Come From In Fiction?
  3. How To Use Setting As A Source Of Conflict
  4. What Romance Writers Can Learn From Watching Bridgerton
  5. 7 Things You Can Do With Dialogue In A Story

The Last Word

We hope you enjoyed this podcast where our writers talked about dialogue. Look out for the next one in the series by subscribing to our Daily Writing Links.

Top Tip: Find out more about our workbooks and online courses in our shop.

Posted on: 9th April 2021