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I Hear Voices Part III

I used to teach teachers how to teach writing. They’d ask, “How do you give the characters’ different voices?” Simple answer: listen to how words are used, listen to how words are said, listen, listen, and watch. Tempo: Whenever my … Continue reading

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Part II Revision–Three Dialogue Dilemmas

Three Dialogue Dilemmas Writers find whipping out a short paragraph to make a point is much easier than putting the information in their characters’ mouths and having them talk about it. When you pick up a book with not much … Continue reading

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