Category Archives: Dialogue

Naming Characters? Be kind to your readers

Not long ago I was concerned that I might not be able to fulfill my New Years’ Resolution of reading 21 books in 2021. One of the reasons for this was the relatively large number of books I did not … Continue reading

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Dialogue does not play alone

One of my favorite nursery rhymes is this lovely poem: One misty, moisty morning, When cloudy was the weather, I chanced to meet an old man clothed all in leather. He began to compliment, and I began to grin, How … Continue reading

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