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Writer Wednesdays: Don’t Overexplain

One issue a lot of writers seem to have is overexplaining. They describe a situation, they describe the character’s expression, they tell us what the character says … and then they tell us why the character has that expression and … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: Don’t forget the dialog

You know how to see if you’re telling too much instead of showing? No dialog. One of the biggest mistakes I see as an editor is lack of dialog. Writers often tell me what someone said instead of letting the … Continue reading

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