A dialogue exercise

Updated: Feb 7

SSOA emerging writers were this week asked to write a story using dialogue between just two characters to show character development.

Do you love me?

‘Steve, can I ask you a question?’

‘Of course, honey. I hope it’s not too serious. If you want me to get up and make you a cuppa, the answer is yes. I can also reach out to get some tissues.’

‘Sorry, it’s very serious.’

‘Here are the tissues. Deep and meaningful? Does it need to be right now? I'm feeling brainless, so you might not get a coherent answer.’