Writing Tip #WIPJoy 7

#WIPJoy Day 7 A writing tip that has helped you.

Use actions, emotions, and descriptions instead of “said” to indicate speakers. I had a mentor who made me take every single said, asked, answered, etc. out of the story. It was quite an exercise, but it helped me see that I could make dialogue work a lot harder for me than it was.

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