I feel one of my biggest challenges as a writer to be creating dialogue. A lot of my book is written but there isn't enough dialogue. Once I finally get the dialogue down I keep analyzing whether or not it is witty, boring, etc. Then I wonder whether or not it is even something the character would say the way it has been said and/or whether or not what is being said is realistic. The next thing I ponder is whether or not I should be writing the dialogue at all if I'm unsure whether or not it is something the character would say. Part of me feels like I need to discover the characters just as my eventual readers will. Perhaps this is the one time that I should listen to my friend and "just write." Ciao R~
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