Dialogue is one of the most challenging skills a writer has to develop. Producing words that sound natural and – above all – human, takes real talent and hard work. As discussed previously when analysing The Assassination of Jesse James, people rarely say what they actually mean, necessitating the writer to imbue dialogue with subtexts and subterfuge.
Regular readers know I blog, tweet and otherwise participate on the web under the name ‘Kimota’. Some have assumed it is some anime reference or obscure Japanese word. But those who recognise it will know why today I’m as excited as a teenager in Angelina Jolie’s bedroom.
This article appears in the August 2009 edition of Nett Magazine. A good website is regularly updated and grows over time. Jonathan Crossfield shows how administering the content on a hungry website shouldn’t be painful. Great! You’ve got your new website up. Time to sit back and wait for the phone to ring, right? But [...]