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How to Create Unique Character Voices

Character voice is an important aspect of character development. Each character’s voice in your novel including minor ones should have a unique voice that sets that character apart from others. 418 more words

Writing Craft

How to Write Dialogue that Speaks Volumes

Knowing how to write dialogue in a novel is right up there, on the same level of importance, as the knowing how to write the scenes that contain the dialogue. 1,173 more words

Writing A Novel

An Ear to the Street: Improving Dialogue

An Ear to the Street: Improving Dialogue

Dialogue serves as your character’s primary voice unless you’re writing close first-person narration. When characters speak naturally the story comes to life. 550 more words

Writing Advice

How to write better character dialogue

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to talk about quick ways to improve character dialogue. I’ll keep this short and sweet so you can be well on your way to editing that manuscript. 907 more words

Stories For Strangers

Ten-dollar words #amwriting

Words with few alternatives become problems for me, as in certain circumstances they can become repetitive. For that reason, I have the Oxford American Writers’ Thesaurus on my desk, and I refer to it regularly. 670 more words


When Writing Dialogue, Don’t Forget Who’s Talking — Kyle A. Massa

A burly henchman wearing an eyepatch and a prickly sneer leans against a castle parapet. He stands not three paces away from a knight in glittering armor.

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Writing Tips

Writing & Editing Tips Revisited - Contractions in Dialogue #wwwblogs #writingtips #WritingANovel

A very quick tip here for writers struggling with dialogue.

One of the issues that I find in a lot of the manuscripts I edit is that the dialogue can seem forced and contrived. 248 more words