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FOR READERS: You’re Talking Too Much


Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Alicia Nordwell:

Is there such a thing as too much dialogue in a story? Or too little?

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1 thought on “FOR READERS: You’re Talking Too Much”

  1. No, I don’t think there is a thing as too much dialogue…though, of course, your story should not resemble a script for a movie. What *is* a thing is too little of dialogue…All talk and no show makes reading a real struggle. Especially if a writer doesn’t have a real talent with words to make reading of all non-dialogue content enjoyable. A thing that is all too common, really.


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