Asked • 06/05/19

What is the correct way to switch dialogue between two or more characters during a conversation without it being confusing for the reader?

When I use dialogue within the stories I write I have a bad habit of writing dialogue after dialogue without indication as to who is talking. An example is when I do this in a story> “Arden! Darling, it’s time.”>“Time? Time for what Cecilia?”>“Why it’s time for your memory wipe.”>“Memory wipe? What the Hell do you mean?”>“I mean exactly what I said. It’s time for your memory wipe. You’ve reached the end of your assassin training and the contract that you signed when you started states that when you reach the age of seventeen you will have your mind wiped of everything that has happened to you and you experiences.” Is this confusing to readers or is it fine to leave it?

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Jessica M. answered • 06/06/19

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