On Dialogue and Memoir
September 15, 2014 § 1 Comment
The always brilliant Lee Martin discusses “The Thing Said: Ten Thoughts on Writing Dialogue in Memoir” on his blog this week. There is not much we can add, except “Thank you, Lee.” Here is his first thought, followed by a link to the entire blog entry:
1. Accept the fact that you’ll never remember exactly what someone said. Trust me. You may think you will, but you won’t. The thing said is lost to time; all that remains is the shape you give it as you do your best to call it back.
Read the entire entry, “Ten Thoughts on Writing Dialogue in Memoir”