Great storytellers make use of every possible moment to build anticipation and create a more vivid audience experience. Study the work of great standup comics, and you’ll realize each set is a carefully constructed story punctuated with jokes that lead to a dramatic conclusion. Not a single line is wasted. Using dialogue to establish character traits is a powerful tool because stories are only successful if the audience feels a connection with a character in the story.

Dialogue to Establish Character Traits

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