If you want to be a professional writer, present your stories, and have them taken seriously, you’ve got to understand how to format dialogue correctly. That means punctuating in the right places.
As someone who reads, you’ve probably picked up on how to do this in a general sense–but there are a few things you’ve missed. So, let’s check out what it takes to format dialogue correctly from the simple (commas and dialogue tags) to the slightly more complex (dialogue interruptions with actions).
In this article, you will learn:
- How to properly punctuate dialogue
- An easy way to format interruptions
- The rules of using dialogue tags