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Writing Hints and Tips – Dialogue

Does your dialogue feel realistic? Are your characters' voices distinctive? If not, you can improve on this. Check out these tips: Listen to speech patterns whilst out and about - on the bus, in the shops, on TV. When writing, get inside the head of your characters. Don't overdo accents. A touch of dialect is… Continue reading Writing Hints and Tips – Dialogue

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Writing Hints and Tips – Know Your Characters

How well do you know your characters? Do they behave consistently throughout the story? How much depth do they have? Could you predict how they would act in certain situations? Do they fly off the page and take control of the story, sending it in unexpected directions? Below are a few ideas to help you… Continue reading Writing Hints and Tips – Know Your Characters