HOW TO WRITE DIALOGUE IN A STORY

Dialogue isn’t just about creating direct quotations from different characters. Sometimes dialogue is best when it’s put into a summarized form, rather than the drawn-out form of an actual conversation. There are several important things to remember when writing conversations like the examples above, which are called direct dialogue: Do not use dialogue simply to convey information. Dialogue should set the…

Sample CSEC English A Short Story Questions

Sample questions for CXC English A short story section (Paper 2, Section 3) Answer Length: Your short story answers should be about 400-450 words – that is, they should take up both sides of a folder page. Narrative Writing Tip: You should develop your short story in about 6 paragraphs. 1 paragraph for the introduction, 1 paragraph for the conclusion…