Tag Archives: dialog

Questions 507: He Said, She Said

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Roland asks:  What’s the right balance between using dialog tags and replacing them with action? Are there genre conventions regarding this?

Resources Mentioned:
The Complete Book of Screenwriting, by J. Michael Straczynski

Questions 394: To Swear or Not to Swear

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JR asks:  “How do I convey that characters are swearing, if the publisher won’t allow swear words?”

Resources:

Suave Rob’s Rough-n-Ready Rugrat Rapture
The Door into Summer
The Naked and The Dead
The Stuff of Thought