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Jan
5th
2019

Writing Advice: Character Voice in Dialogue and Narrative · 4:55pm Jan 5th, 2019

It's been a while since I've written one of these, but I've been hanging around in FimFiction's Discord's Writing Help chats, and one of the most common things I've been seeing is difficulty with character voicing. Character voicing is hard. It's what's important to making characters stand out from each other. So I thought I'd write a little blog about some of my thoughts on Word Choice in relation to a character's voice.

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May
20th
2019

Being a Better Writer: Character Voice · 8:13pm May 20th, 2019

Hey readers! Welcome back!

I know. It’s been a slow week from your perspective. The last major post here was another Being a Better Writer post last Monday. I said nothing else all week.

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Jan
6th
2020

Being a Better Writer: Gestures, Paralinguistics, and Dialogue · 8:54pm Jan 6th, 2020

Welcome, readers, to the year 2020, and a new series of Being a Better Writer! We’re back at last, ready to tackle all new topics of writing every Monday. So kick back and get ready to talk writing!

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Sep
27th
2021

Being a Better Writer: Too Much Purple in Your Prose? · 8:52pm Sep 27th, 2021

Well, this post topic comes at a topical time. Or maybe I picked it because of what I’ve been reading lately. Hard to say.

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Nov
21st
2022

Being a Better Writer: Fast and Slow Character Dialogue · 9:35pm Nov 21st, 2022

Welcome back writers to another Monday installment of Being a Better Writer, your source for writing advice, guides, and tips.

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Feb
20th
2016

Bradel Bookwork – A Character and Comedy Case Study · 12:43am Feb 20th, 2016

Hello my readers perspicacious and pulchritudinous![1]

Let's just assume that I've made the requisite announcements[2] and disclaimers[3], shall we? Then we can continue.

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Jun
10th
2019

Being a Better Writer: Voice VS Grammar · 8:07pm Jun 10th, 2019

Welcome back readers! It’s Monday, and that means Being a Better Writer! So, our topic for today? We’re going to start off with a little quiz. Nothing complicated, just pick answer A or answer B.

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Jul
12th
2021

Being a Better Writer: Making (and Keeping) Dialogue Unique · 10:46pm Jul 12th, 2021

Oct
12th
2020

Being a Better Writer: Keeping Character Voice Consistent · 8:55pm Oct 12th, 2020

Nov
29th
2021

Being a Better Writer: The Empty Swear · 10:12pm Nov 29th, 2021

Apr
8th
2019

Being a Better Writer: Chemistry · 9:47pm Apr 8th, 2019

Welcome back readers! It’s Monday, which means it’s time for Being a Better Writer! But first, some quick news. Really quick. Then today’s topic.

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Nov
4th
2019

Being a Better Writer: The Five Senses · 10:29pm Nov 4th, 2019

Jan
24th
2022

Being a Better Writer: Tabletop Conversations · 10:44pm Jan 24th, 2022

Sep
20th
2021

Being a Better Writer: Making Characters “Pop” · 9:15pm Sep 20th, 2021

Hello readers! How are you all this Monday morning? Or I suppose afternoon, as it’s about to be? Spry? Alert?

Hopefully that last one, because you’re about to read another Being a Better Writer post! Furthermore, it’s not a scheduled one!

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