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Bona's Bite Size Nuggets: Dialogue 101

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Release Date: 08/27/2020

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Enjoy fun and substantive discussions about writing. 

Bona's Bite Size Nuggets recordings are released the fourth Thursday of every month.

This month's topic is DIALOGUE 101

For September 25, 2020 the topic will be DIALOGUE 102. To get a head start, check out "Your Guide to Writing 

Better Dialogue."  NY Book Editor

Bona Hayes is an editor who hears the words and cadence of written work much like a conductor hears a symphony. She has an ear for writing and combines it with her professional background in business communications, to edit manuscripts for authors.

bonahayes@gmail.com

Put sparkle in your writing!  Bona Hayes Website.

Bona Hayes Facebook Page

 

During this episode, Bona read some good examples of dialogue from her nightstand book:  JR Minard's "Coach in Cottage C".

Bona is also reading Dr. J's "Chemical [sex]X 2 just one more: An Erotic Chocolate Anthology."

 I interviewed Bona Hayes in a previous episode  Confessions with Editor Bona Hayes.  

 

Diann's nightstand book is Syd Field's "Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting".

Diann@DiannAbroad.com

DiannAbroad.com 

 

 
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Music: Rafael Javadov The Amelia Island Sun and interludes Cerulean Skies by Ilya Truhanov.