7 Tips for Writing Dialogue in Fiction

• Place ‘said’ after speaker’s name 
• How to make dialogue sound realistic 
• Tighten writing by deleting unneeded attribution 
• How to handle foreign accents and regional dialects in dialogue 
• How to properly punctuate dialogue 
• Avoid mime conversations in dialogue 
• Eight tips for writing interesting dialogue
• BONUS: “Write what should not be forgotten.” – Isabel Allende