Dialogue

Dialogue Introduction:  


Day 2 of  Angie and Cassie's 
I'm Hearing Voices Blogfest
Today, February 8th - Dialogue Introduction:  Have two character introduce each other other using only dialogue- no backstory,  no internalization, just dialogue between the two.  Max 250 words.


Mr. Andrew Miciotto:  " I need to be paid, Otis or I cannot continue representing you.

"I've got your money, don't worry about it."

"That's the problem. You've got it. I don't." Andrew replied

"Can you get me off?" Otis asked.

"That's not the point."     

"Maybe it ain't your point, but it's mine. You know what happened to the last person said they could help me, but didn't?"

"I don't give a rat's ass. Otis, pay up or get another lawyer."

" I stuck the bitch till she bled to death."

"Damn it, Otis. How many times have I told you , I don't want to know if you are guilty of this crime. In fact I prefer to not know."

"I ain't talking 'bout this case, man."        

"Your jail house threats don't scare me. You're just mouthing off like you always do. You're all talk. You can either get right with me of I'm gonna withdraw as your lawyer. Que pas?"

" Now you's insulting my manhood. I've done learned me a few things about the law in here. You dis's me like that again, I'm a sue you for defecation of character."

"Defa--- what- of character?"

"You heard me the first time."                    

"Yes I sure did, Otis. Shitting on your character. I will not do that. Now you got my money or I'm telling the judge we have a witness problem and I am off your case."

"What witness-we ain't got no witness problem."          


"Oh, but we do. I cannot locate Mr. Green and without him I cannot go forward.
                                     
Now Click on the Picture and you will be directed to the official site for this blogfest and you can read the entries submitted by the other participants.  




I’m Hearing Voices

Here is a link to my post from Monday: Characters on the couch. It did not post on Monday. I set it up on Sunday night to automatically post to my blog on Monday morning, but I just learned that it did not post.







41 comments:

Melissa Sugar said...

I don't want to cross either of these two. Great character voices.

Melissa Sugar said...

Wonderful voice!  This was awesome :)

Melissa Sugar said...

I love the interaction here! So much personality :) Wonderful job!

Melissa Sugar said...

Otis is one scary dude... is he patterned off one of your clients? : )

Melissa Sugar said...

great lawyer/prisoner banter! nice job!

Melissa Sugar said...

I love snappy dialogue and you have it here!

Denise

Melissa Sugar said...

Oh man! I love it. Such strong dialogue for strong characters. So intriguing. Fabulous job!

Melissa Sugar said...

Interesting dialogue! Both characters sound really tough! 

Melissa Sugar said...

Oh, I like Otis. Lol Great dialogue between them. I couldn't help but laugh.

Melissa Sugar said...

You made me smile right away. :) Nice job.

Melissa Sugar said...

Oh my gosh, your pictures made me giggle. They added so much to the discussion. Your characters were leaping off the page by the time I finished.

Melissa Sugar said...

This made me think of the Lincoln Lawyer with Matthew McConaghy. Fun post!

Melissa Sugar said...

These pics are wonderful! So funny :)

And I can't believe I wasn't already following you! I thought for sure I was...big mistake on my part! Love the blog! :)

Melissa Sugar said...

Excellent dialogue. I'm sure as a lawyer you hear funny stuff like this all the time. When I worked as a paralegal, I did, too.

Melissa Sugar said...

Great development of the scene through the dialogue, it says lots about character and plot without any additional tags and description.

Melissa Sugar said...

'Defecation of character'. Best line ever :-)

Melissa Sugar said...

*applause*
Love the defecation of character.
 

Melissa Sugar said...

Great characters and dialogue!

Melissa Sugar said...

Defecation of character. So funny! Sounds interesting, especially since you know that world you're talking about.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you, Danielle.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks for stopping by and for hosting this.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you Angie. I am having so much fun reading all the entries. This was a great idea that ya'll had.

Melissa Sugar said...

Just a little bit, okay a lot. Well he is a combination of about four of my clients.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you & thanks for stopping by

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks, Denise. Otis was  actually created based on several of my clieents.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you, Leigh

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks & thank you for visiting.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks, Miranda. I often have to bite the inside of my mouth to keep from laughing when I have similar conversartions with my actual clients. Otis is a combination of several of them.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you, Margo

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you for your kind comment. I am glad you liked it.

Melissa Sugar said...

The Mr. Green Part made me think of it as well.  Mr. Green ( the phantom witness) is actually a very real conversation that criminal defense attorneys often have with clients who do not want to pay.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you & I am delighted that you are now following me.

Melissa Sugar said...

I know. I do hear the funniest & most bizarre comments as I am sure you know all about. Some of them are far too vulgar to repeat.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you for the kind words.

Melissa Sugar said...

That actually occured. I better not use it in my wip or I will have a disgruntled client suing me. LOL

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks, Denise. An actual client once said that (in a different context than used here), but he used the word in relation of a libel/ slander suit.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you for visiting.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thanks for visiting. That is a real word, used by an actual client (not in the same context as this exchange), but used in reference to a libel/slander suit.

Melissa Sugar said...

Reading this, it makes me wonder what he did... interesting exchange, it was fun to read.

Melissa Sugar said...

What great dialogue! I could definitely hear both characters in my head, and I wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of either of them ha. The pics are excellent. Fun post!

Melissa Sugar said...

Snappy dialogue. Sucked me right in.

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