Tag Archives: dialogue

How to Hold Your Reader on the Ride with Dynamic Pacing

We are passing on this AutoCrit excellent blog, with permission from Jocelyn, for your perusal. Ever watched a movie that was so packed full of non-stop action it left you feeling breathless? Exhilarated, maybe… but disconnected from the characters – … Continue reading

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Dialogue Tags – To Be or Not To Be?

by Linda Bennett Pennell Man, there certainly is a lot of advice for authors floating around these days! If interested, a writer could spend most of his/her time reading, rather than slaving away on the ole manuscript. Some advice can … Continue reading

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Let Life Get In the Way by Beth Carter

Often I hear, “Life got in the way” from writers who say they haven’t had time to write. Believe me, I’m as guilty as everyone else. I say it, too. However, I’ve noticed when life DOES get in the way, … Continue reading

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Does your hero talk like a hero? Or is his dialogue generic? Can your readers distinguish each of your characters by what they say and how they say it? We all know a West Texas rancher and a New York … Continue reading

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