Tag Archive: Description


When to Use Dialog Tags?

Dialog tags are sometimes tricky to use. When to use them? Why? Where? How much?

I’m not going to assume you don’t know what dialog tags are. I’m not even going to go into grammar and whether you should ever use “said” versus something else. I’m just going to give you four rules of thumb that I give my authors.  Continue reading

Ninja fan Olivia B. asks:

“What are the most common errors in writing descriptions? How do we avoid them?”

Excellent question! In fact, this subject is one of the major areas that an amateur author struggles with, because it goes right to the heart of the actual act of storytelling itself. Continue reading

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