The writing process – Look who’s talking

As promised, another instalment summarising some of what I have learnt as I pursue a path as an author of books. This post is dedicated to speech, dialogue, spoken word, the sentences between inverted commas that can bring a story to life. When I wrote Misspelt Yoof, there was obviously going to be a cast of characters and these characters would need to interact verbally. I open the book with a Preface in script format. It’s pretty much strict dialogue with brief descriptions of action or scenery. With a script the focus is really in the voice of the interlocutors … Continue reading The writing process – Look who’s talking