Last night went sorta like this: "Okay. who's talking here?" and then once I had that settled, I proceeded to talk out loud like whichever character I was writing. My husband had to think I was nuts - especially when I was doing the Russian accent.
And for some reason the blasted Cossack was taking over every time I tried to write the Englishman. Today I have to make sure I didn't have B talking with D's speech patterns. (And no, I'm not getting insane typing out the accents - except for the occasional dropped H on the Brit's part.)
Anyway, these different people are driving me crazy. I don't even want to think about the meeting scene where there are characters from all over the globe talking over the top of each other. Ack. I mean, I guess I could wimp out and have some of them keep their mouths shut, but it wouldn't be real. These aren't the type of folks to just hold their tongues - about anything.
:shrug: I'll figure it out when I get there.
How do you handle scenes where multiple characters are talking? Do the voices in your head ever have an argument? If so, who wins?