Great Dialog – Part 1 – Winslow on BlogTalkRadio

Listen to internet radio with WriteSpa Oasis for Writers on Blog Talk Radio This week I welcome the thrilling AND thriller writer duo: CK Webb and DJ Weaver, authors of Cruelty to Innocents and Collecting Innocents. We’ll talk about how to write great dialog and welcome YOUR examples – give us a call! We talk Read more about Great Dialog – Part 1 – Winslow on BlogTalkRadio[…]

Writing Great Dialog

On this week’s WriteSpa’s BlogTalkRadio show, I’ll be chatting about great dialog, including how-to and examples of great dialog, with the thrilling AND thriller writer duo: CK Webb and DJ Weaver. Join us – callers welcome! Every Thursday, 6 pm EST.

New Review for PURSUED

Pursued by Winslow Eliot

“In this stunning thriller the reader is taken from the exquisite beauty of Hawaii to the high-rises of Sydney, stopping on the way in Milan. We join investigative reporter Leigh Garner as she pursues a mysterious stolen chalice. Gardner is one of the most likeable of heroines. A “Can Do” gal on a mission.

  • Pursued Print Edition

    Pursued (Telemachus Press 2011) A storm — a disaster — the theft of a priceless chalice. Investigative reporter Leigh Gardner loved and admired scientist Kale Trenton from the time she first heard of him, way back when she was a teenager. When his ancient chalice is stolen, a chalice vital to a mysterious scientific project Read more about Pursued Print Edition[…]


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PURSUED by Winslow Eliot

Pursued by Winslow Eliot

… is now available for your Kindle on Amazon and any other ebook format through  Smashwords.

  • Pursued Print Edition

    Pursued (Telemachus Press 2011) A storm — a disaster — the theft of a priceless chalice. Investigative reporter Leigh Gardner loved and admired scientist Kale Trenton from the time she first heard of him, way back when she was a teenager. When his ancient chalice is stolen, a chalice vital to a mysterious scientific project Read more about Pursued Print Edition[…]


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WriteSpa #47 – Great Dialog (part 2/3)

WriteSpa – An Oasis for Writers

Last week you listened, you eavesdropped – you were surprised by nuance, misunderstanding, flow, pitch, tone… Now it’s time to write purposeful dialog. By ‘purposeful’ I mean dialog that

  • illuminates characters
  • moves the story along
  • and is fun (or harrowing) to read.

How?
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WriteSpa #46 – Great Dialog (part 1/3)

WriteSpa – An Oasis for Writers

We talk most of the time – except for when we’re not. The gift of language is part of our existence. We communicate with words far more often and easily than we do through writing or even through an expression like a glare or a smile. And yet much of the time, in conversation as in life, things are not what they seem. Words don’t necessarily mean what you think they do, or what they mean when you’re writing narrative prose. That’s because in dialog the words themselves are colored by the people who are using them. […]

Favorite Dialogues – 1

From The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery The next planet was inhabited by a tippler. This was a very short visit, but it plunged the little prince into deep dejection. “What are you doing there?” he said to the tippler, whom he found settled down in silence before a collection of empty bottles and Read more about Favorite Dialogues – 1[…]

Favorite Dialogues – 2

From Sleeping Fires, by George Gissing

In this passage, middle-aged Langley seeks permission from eighteen-year-old Louis’s guardian, Lady Revill, to take the boy under his wing and help guide him through the shoals of youthful adventuring. Lady Revill is a former lover of Langley with whom he has only recently reconnected, after a twenty-year separation. She knows of Langley’s true relationship with young Louis, that Langley is his father – a fact of which Langley has not yet been apprised. Here’s the dialogue: […]

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