How to Write Dialogue With Our “Tips for Writing Dialogue” Checklist

Learning how to write dialogue that conveys plot and jumps off the page by studying the best dialogue examples.

Ever since The Jazz Singer became the first talkie in 1927, people have been trying to learn how to write dialogue in movies and read dialogue examples. It’s not just about how to format dialogue on the page, but the speed...and dictation...and words that come out of your characters’ mouths.

Today, we’re going to learn tips for writing dialogue, look at some movie dialogue examples, and talk about the best movie dialogue scenes.

So strap in, get your jaws loose, and let’s learn...

How to Write Movie Dialogue

But first... let’s start with a quick definition… what are movie dialogues in the first place?

Okay, I know what you’re thinking, “is this guy going to try to define two people talking?” And the answer is… “kind of?”

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