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Dialogue Part 5: How To Write Liar Dialogue - 11/06/2012
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 Last week we reviewed several posts here on Dialogue.  http://www.aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/10/dialogue-parts-1-4-listed.html This is a craft technique essential to characterization, plotting scene structure, creating an atmosphere, describing settings and objects in the setting, planting clues to the mystery.  It is not a good tool for narration or exposition.  In fact, it bores the reader right out of the story when used for exposition. One way to use dialogue for exposition (talking ABOUT the theme) is to "show don't tell" the theme by detailing scenes in which characters lie to each other.  Nothing explicates a character's stance on "right and wrong" more clearly than their lies, tall tales, and the mannerisms accompanying the lie.  When, where, to whom, and why they lie creates a totally "off the nose" exposition on the ethics and morality of the world in which the characters live. This be...

Dialogue Part 5: How To Write Liar Dialogue



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