Posts Tagged ‘dialogue’

Ten Great Posts From 2012!

January 1st, 2013 No comments

It’s yearly-round-up-time! I much prefer this way of celebrating the new year to keeping your neighbours awake phoning everyone you know and yelling “HAPPY NEW YEAR!” at them, then keeping your crappy party music going until four in the morning. Read more…

5 Great Ways to Break up Dialogue

June 16th, 2012 No comments

Writing dialogue is one of the best shortcuts to showing character. I love it! But you can have too much! A whole page of dialogue can be confusing, and boring – it just doesn’t have the punch that action does! So, how can we break it up and keep our story moving? Read more…

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Guardian posts writerly advice

March 4th, 2010 No comments

This week I’m pointing you in the direction of another site. Inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing, the Guardian newspaper, here in the UK has published an article called Ten rules for writing fiction. In the post are writing dos and don’ts from no less than 28 other authors! Read more…