How do you write realistic dialogue?

How do you write realistic dialogue? You let your characters speak for themselves. Let them carry on conversations as if you weren’t around to monitor and correct them. That means that sometimes they won’t speak correctly. In fact, it’s more than possible that they’ll seldom speak correctly because few real people do. When they’ve had …

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Coming this spring! Watch for it!

THE MAN FROM YESTERDAY   by Florence Witkop Published by Winged Publications, ForgetMeNotRomances What if you went for a walk and brought home a man from another era? Impossible? Sometimes the impossible happens. When Carey finds an unconscious man among the wildflowers on her farm, he awakens knowing only his name and what her farm was …

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What’s the effect of using third person narrative?

What’s the effect of using third person narrative? There are three that I can think of offhand. Probably more but these are starters: Your reader can know everything you, the writer, wishes them to know about any or all of your characters. Their actions, thoughts, wishes, hopes, etc. Your storytelling isn’t limited to just what …

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