Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Another story to be read. How lucky are we that the internet throws up such gems? Anyway, I've been struggling with dialogue recently - does it move the story forward? Is it pedestrian? Does it feel real, get the feel of the character, sends the reader to sleep.... So a joy to read this story, A New Gravestone for an Old Grave by David Bezmozgis, which does the job perfectly in my opinion. I'm going to have fun dissecting just how he's managed it.

1 comment:

Jan said...

Agree with you re success of this dialogue. Had cursory glance; shall read again properly to see WHY it works so fluently.Thankyou.What a good source.