Writing Dialog – Letting Characters Be Who They Are
|April 9, 2013||Posted by David Sable under Blog, by David Sable|
Easter (or more aptly Resurrection Sunday) is the highest holiday on the Christian calendar. It is also one of the two periods (Christmas being the other) where church attenders will endure the most classically poorly written dialog that writers can muster.
“My name is Matthew and I used to collect taxes. I was actually selling out my people to Rome! Can you believe it? Then one day, Jesus called me and I decided to leave it all and follow him.” Perhaps this was proclaimed by a middle aged man who always regretted not taking high school drama wearing a brown bath robe from Kmart.… Register or log in to access full content