At one a.m. (or thereabouts), the characters said:
“Christ oh fuck
Leonard wrote: I can't allow what we learned in English composition to disrupt the sound and rhythm of the narrative.
At 1:22 a.m., the characters said:
“Um, how does fifty bucks sound? Oh, I forgot, you need to process this first, right?”
“No, Cherry. I need to kiss your mouth first.”
Leonard wrote: I'll bet you don't skip dialogue.
We made tentative plans to have lunch together next Tuesday. I’m meeting Steve at his corner at 1:00 p.m. We’ll go to McDonald’s—a ‘neutral environment’—so we can talk when he isn’t in working mode.
Leonard wrote: Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip.