Questions tagged [dialogue]

He said, she said, or what your characters are saying.

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Formatting Simultaneous Dialogue, as from a Crowd

At one point in my ongoing story, characters are in a crowd and people are yelling questions/responses/accusations around at each other. If this were normal dialogue I could put each piece on its own ...
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How do you properly write a novel with very little dialogues?

How do you properly write a novel with very little dialogues? I tried doing it and it reads awful. It looks weird if you look at the format and layout if you don't insure the descriptive parts don't ...
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Em-dashes and interrupting one's own dialogue within the same quote

I am looking for an example of a specific dialogue interruption case. I've been putting a following space my entire life, an editor just told me it doesn't belong, neither of us can cite a guide ...