Posted on 06/11/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Julie Glover recently gave a dialogue-writing presentation that concluded with ten quick ways to improve your characters’ conversations. She...

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Tagged As: Dialogue

Posted on 05/22/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Gamification is a popular technique for content creators and app developers to engage users. But it can also be a...

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Posted on 05/14/2021 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Editor Louise Harnby opens her discussion of effective, compelling dialogue with a handy trick. Evaluate your dialogue by three measures:...

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Posted on 04/09/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We recently shared a post on the importance of dialogue, and we’ll follow up with more advice from another source....

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Posted on 04/05/2021 at 10:12 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Early on in Jeff Elkins’s writing career, he decided to analyze some ongoing bestsellers to see what characteristics they had...

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Posted on 03/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author and trained fighter Carla Hoch has noticed there are two different camps when it comes to fight scenes in...

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Posted on 01/14/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Conversation isn’t the easiest thing in the world for many of us, especially given how little opportunity we’ve had to...

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Tagged As: Dialogue, Writing advice

Posted on 10/23/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rules for formatting external dialogue are fairly straightforward — sure, they vary in different countries, but at least each...

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Posted on 09/08/2020 at 11:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve all been at a loss for words (some of us more often than others). How about your characters? Do...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 08:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Good news: the Kindlepreneur has a guide to formatting dialogue to share. Better news: its author admits there’s no need...

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