When I dove into a theoretical approach to writing dialogue, I was pleasantly surprised the way to improve it is often through the structure of your scenes.
The Pen Is Mightier...
...and probably dead :P
Writer's Block - On Writing
10 Keys to Writing Dialogue in Fiction
Screenwriting / Visual Storytelling
Words to Replace "Said" - Great list to display for writing. Dialogue | Flickr…
How to Write Dialogue: The Conversation
Distinguishing Characters in Dialogue - One of the challenges of writing strong dialogue is making each character sound unique. Without different speaking styles, it’s hard for readers to tell who’s speaking, and conversations become lackluster... |
16 Observations About Real Dialogue, via The write practice. This is the best article I've read on writing good dialogue.
15 Screenwriting Mistakes to Avoid: This Scene Sucks - by Timothy Cooper | Script Magazine #scriptchat
#amWriting If you can identify on-the-nose dialogue and learn how to replace it with rich undercurrents of subtext, you're on your way to becoming a master author.
Good dialogue illuminates what people are not saying -- Robert Towne