Lucy is the producer of two Brit Thrillers as well as the script editor and advisor on numerous other features and shorts.Each speaker gets his/her own paragraph, and the paragraph includes whatever you wish to say about what the character is doing when speaking.(See: “Quotation Marks: Using Them in Dialogue“.)Where are you going?It was very different from living in the duplex over middle-aged Mr. Brown and their two young sons in Duluth.“It is important to understand the basic elements of fiction writing before you consider how to put everything together.This process is comparable to producing something delectable in the kitchen–any ingredient that you put into your bowl of dough impacts your finished loaf of bread.She is the author of 'Writing & Selling Thriller Screenplays' for Kamera Books' Creative Essentials range and its follow ups on 'Drama Screenplays' and 'Diverse Characters'.Christopher Taylor is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Austin Community College in Texas.Here is a partial list of character details to help you get started. Contrary to the stereotype about redheads, she is actually easygoing and rather shy.She loves cats and has two of them named Bailey and Allie.In today’s fast-moving world, the first sentence of your narrative should catch your reader’s attention with the unusual, the unexpected, an action, or a conflict. Remember that short stories need to start close to their end.The first time I heard him, I stood in the bathroom listening at our shared wall for ten minutes, debating the wisdom of calling the police.