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Writer Wednesdays: Dialog tags vs. dialog beats

Don’t use dialog tags and beats together! I casually mentioned this in a previous post, and I think a lot of readers were confused. Certainly some of my writers have been! Here’s the dialog tag: “I hate you,” Joe said. … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: Sentence structures matter

One of the main things I change when I’m editing is sentence structure. So many writers focus on the story, the plot, the characters, but they don’t spend the time they should on the mechanics of writing. One of those … Continue reading

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