Part 7. How to Write Good Dialogue Dialogue is direct speech as opposed to reported speech. Give thought as to which is the better method according to the given circumstances and the emphasis you wish to put on the imparting of information. There are occasions when a short account of reported speech may be more […]
Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone from Dec 1994.
Tom O’Donnell of Tom and Paschal fame was a stalwart of the entertainment scene in Limerick. In his retirement to took to the airways with local radio stations, Limerick.com is delighted to bring you selection of those radio shows. From 1994 Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone.
The Streets of Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s… Do you remember? I know I will never forget. How is your memory on the shops and offices that lined our streets in the 1940’s and 1950’s or maybe the owners and staff that ran these businesses? Let me take you up one street that I […]
Dairina Raleigh was born and reared in Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s. Educated at Laurel Hill Convent she is currently Manager of Pery Square Staff Agency and Business College having worked in Central and North America for the past eight years. She has always taken a keen interest in her native city’s development without […]
Creating Realistic Characters Last week I began to look at how to create realistic characters. This week I want to continue this important aspect of the novel. Try to convey the nature of your character, as far as possible, by indirect means. For instance, instead of overtly stating that he is a mean man, show […]
Part 5. Creating Realistic Characters Central to your story are the people, the characters, through whose eyes, actions and reactions your story will be told. The nature of your plot will determine the type of characters you will need to create. It will be easier for you to be in control and certainly simpler for […]