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Space Talk: What Astronauts Can Teach You About Writing Dialog

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Thanks to 101books for this funny post on what the astronauts can teach us about writing dialog.

101 Books doesn’t specify, but I’d say this excellent snippet of dialog can teach you that repetition, misunderstanding, surprise and plain talk are all great ingredients for comedy – plus, of course, poop. Poop is almost always funny, especially in an unexpected, serious, high-tech situation.

Click here for more space talk.

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This entry was posted on May 2, 2013 by in Comedy, Rewriting and tagged , , , .
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