Don’t Overuse Names in Dialogue – Helping Writers Become Authors

Using names in dialogue can be both overdone to the point of tedium and underdone to the point of confusion. Here are some tips on how to walk that line safely.

Points out the common and annoying pitfall of overusing names in dialogue and explains how to avoid it.

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The Rabbit Room | This Is for All the Lonely Writers

The life of an introverted writer is often quite a lonely place. Here is some encouragement for all of you/us.

 

She sat in the second row amidst a noisy gaggle of fourth graders. She was petite and olive-skinned, and her dark eyes measured me as I paced back and forth and pontificated about matter ethereal a…

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4 Reasons You’re Confused About Scene Structure (With Examples) – Helping Writers Become Authors

Getting the structure ready for your book is an excellent thing. When you do so, don’t forget scene structure to keep you going on a basic level. Here are some rules/guidelines to help you do just that.

 

 

Confused about scene/sequel? You probably know more than you realize. Here are five facts about scene structure to help you stop overthinking.

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Want To Win NaNoWriMo This Year? 7 Tips On Writing And Productivity | The Creative Penn

Is winning NaNoWriMo an impossible dream? Check out these ideas that can help your writing and productivity.

 

Want To Win NaNoWriMo This Year? 7 Tips On Writing And Productivity

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Writing and #SocialMedia Advice from Author Roz Morris

Daily Write hosts one of my favorite writing personalities, Roz Morris. She talks about a lot of things, but I want to focus your attention on her Social Media advice.

Here on Daily (w)rite, as part of the ongoing guest post series, it is my absolute pleasure today to welcome to this site author Roz Morris, whose blog has been an essential part of my writing life. She’s an award-nominated author, book doctor, ghostwriter and writing teacher. The highlights of her

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Grammar Girl : Quotation Marks with Periods and Commas :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Punctuation and quotation marks. A frustrating point for many writers. Here are some tips for clarity.

Today, as promised, we’ll talk about how to mix quotation marks with other punctuation.Quotation Marks with Commas and PeriodsOne of the most common question people ask me is whether periods and commas go inside or outside a closing quotation mark, and there’s a reason everyone is co

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