Use these bare-bones lines of dialogue to create a scene between two people. Add setting, characters’ thoughts and actions to fill in the gaps.
“Are you ready?”
“You’re not saying much.”
“There’s no need.”
“You don’t have to come.”
“I do. And you know it.”
Heather Wright's work has been published in local and national
publications and on the Web. Her column “Write Angles,” published in
What If? Canada’s Creative Magazine for Teens, became the basis of her book, Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens
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