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Another Take on Dialogue Tags

December 4, 2013 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

More on the purposes of dialogue tags—use them to keep a story flowing.

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Even More Punctuation in Dialogue—A Reader’s Question

June 29, 2012 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

A reader’s questions about punctuation in dialogue. You may have had some of the same questions.

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What About Adverbs—A Reader’s Question

January 15, 2012 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Many modern writers are discouraged from using adverbs. But adverbs have their uses. And no part of speech should be banned from the writer’s toolkit.

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Use and Misuse of Dialogue Tags

December 25, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

We’ve all laughed at humorous dialogue tags, at the Tom Swifties and wacky phrases produced by creative tags. Learn more about dialogue tags and why simple is best.

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Punctuation in Dialogue

December 8, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Punctuating dialogue correctly can help readers follow your story with fewer distractions. Check out the rules of dialogue punctuation.

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