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How to Format Dialogue in Novels

The Art of Clear Conversations

By Sandy Vaile

Silhouettes of three people seated in a semicircle. A woman on the left has a notebook & is holding a pen & is looking up at  a speech bubble above her head. The man on the right also has a speech bubble above his head. The man in the center has a question mark above his head.

Dialogue in fiction stories is a reliable way of bringing characters to life and immersing readers in their lives, but for it to be effective, it needs to be understood. As Michel de Montaigne said in his essay, On the Art of Conversation, “The most fruitful and natural exercise of the mind … is conversation.”… Read the post

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Writing a Deeper Story

By Laura Drake

Writers in the Storm is kicking off the summer with a series of guest blogs and we are so excited!

First in our Summer Line-up is social media guru, Kristen Lamb. Not only is she the author of two best-selling books, We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide to Social Media and Are You There, Blog?Read the post

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