Saturday, February 18, 2012

How to start writing Dialogues

Creating your story characters come from observing real life and your imagination. Writing dialogues makes a story more interesting. This prompt write might lead to your writing your short story - fiction! Or you could just have fun! With a few questions you could create an interesting character and use them in a story. A short story for starters!

Creative prompt for Writing Dialogues

Look at the picture and write a dialogue going on in the minds of these women as they shop for groceries. Don't stick to regular things. 

Imagine their home and backgrounds and create a character sketch for both 
  • What's going on in their minds..? 
  • Where do they live? Who are their family members?
  • What do they do?
  • Where are they coming from? Are they home-makers or working women?
  • What would you find in their purses?
  • What would they buy depending on the role you have chosen?
  • What is going on in the minds of these women apart from shopping?
  • Now imagine that these women turned to each other. What would the dialogue be...?

Wasn't that fun!

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