Posted on 02/25/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Louise Harnby has a polite suggestion to authors seeking to convey accents in their works: Don’t try to use phonetic spelling.

So what should you do instead? Harnby shares six methods for “light flavoring” in a blog post.

She also explains why most editors want you to avoid using the phonetic-spelling method for showing accents and offers a few points to consider about accents in general.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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