- Introduced by Scott M.
In this May’s Beat To A Pulp short story “The Larcenists” Kieran Shea shows how you can use just dialogue to propel a story. He also may make you think twice about who is at your local Starbucks.
“Man, marketing promotions. A dollar for any tall coffee? I’ll bite. What? No java for you, Jack?
It’s a little late in the day for me, Eddie.
Trouble sleeping, huh? I guess that happens to guys our age. Hell, coffee is one of the few drugs I still get to enjoy.
Have a seat, man.
I need to be serious here, Eddie. I’ve got a client meeting at three so I’d like to say my peace and then head on out for that, all right?
Sure, sure … totally. So, um, what’s on your mind?
Well, it’s been almost a year, Eddie.