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Enough Tips on Dialogue, It Could be Two Posts

Dialogue and Character Development  by AJ Barnett An important part of character development in a story, is the manner in which people speak – their dialogue. The way people speak says a lot about their outlook, upbringing and frame of

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Does Your Dialogue Annoy Readers? 3 Fixit Tips

On  Dialogue from speculative fiction author: Gordon Bonnet When I read a work of fiction, the first thing I want is real, believable, three-dimensional characters.  And there’s no better way to accomplish that end than through sharp dialogue.  We’re talkers,

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Need a Fast Tip to Adding Flesh to a Character? Put Words in His Mouth:

Dialogue and Character Development Series: Installment 2 Guest Post by Walter Shuler I’ve never considered myself particularly adept at writing dialogue, but I’ve received several happy-making comments from readers and beta readers for both Blood and Brass and Gods of

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Creating a thrilling read through dialogue and character

Dialogue and character series: 1st installment What a thriller writer has to say about dialogue and character By Mel Comley When Thea asked me do this article I thought, hmm… I’ll give it a go. But when I got down

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5 days of tips to developing character with dialogue: or dialogue to the nth power

You all are in for a treat this week. And I mean it. I’ve loaded up a full 5 days of authors talking about dialogue and character. If you are a writer struggling with dialogue (and who doesn’t) you’ll get

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Tag Wrestling and writing dialogue? #ww exercise for #writers

This week I thought I’d offer up the writing exercise to a guest to direct. I put the call out on twitter and one lone wolf called back: Dan Holloway, author of: The Company of Fellows. He offers us a

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