"If you need fancy dialogue tags, there's something wrong with your writing." Giacomo Giammatteo helps us refine our prose to show, not tell, our characters' emotions without the use of conspicuous dialogue tags.
Like to write more convincing dialogue in your fiction? Let professional editor Richard Bradburn alert you to the ancient Greek technique of "maid and butler dialogue" - and convince you why you should avoid it now!
Do you struggle to get the balance right when writing speech tags in your fiction? Read these top tips from the ALLi hive mind on how to help you pen better dialogue.
Dialogue Berlin is now working with ALLi to source the self-published stories that are most suitable for TV and film. If…