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Writes and Wrongs #3: The Fall of Said Bookisms (#writingtips)

Unless your character is a Parseltongue, she doesn’t hiss.

If you want to skip the intro-babble and get right to the examples, click here.

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Writes and Wrongs #2: Basic Dialogue Punctuation

When you teach you learn.

First, I want to take a tangent.  If you don’t want to read my introduction drivel, click here.

I believe in those above words. 

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Writes and Wrongs #1: Fun with Dialogue Punctuation (#writingtips)

I love dialogue.

Sometimes I will write a  scene just so I can use a quippy exchange later.

I adore how you can produce a different pace and evoke feeling with punctuation and well-placed interruptions.      602 more words

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Monthly Writing Exercises: What to consider when writing dialogue

So I was doing some research for this month’s exercise on dialogue. I came across a few definitions, the most informative of which started with: 1,106 more words

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Writing Tip of the Week - How to Write Dialogue

Hey everyone! So, dialogue. Or in layman’s terms, talking. When two characters (or people, for that matter, but this is writing, so we’ll stick with characters) have a conversation, that it dialogue. 672 more words

Using Dialogue to Create Dimensional Characters

So last time we talked about the basics in regards to dialogue and once we grasp the fundamentals—like proper punctuation—we then can focus more on elements of style. 1,802 more words

Kristen Lamb

aurorajeanalexander reblogged this on Writer's Treasure Chest and commented:

This is a fantastic blog post about creating dimensional characters and effectively using dialogue, written by author Kristen Lamb. Well worth a read.

9 Ways to Improve Your Dialogue

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Kristen Lamb

aurorajeanalexander reblogged this on Writer's Treasure Chest and commented:

This is an excellent and very useful blog post written by author and CEO of WANA International Kristen Lamb.