The Art and Craft of Writing (or, the worst and best advice you’ll ever get as an author)

Originally posted on FELIX THE FOX MYSTERIES:
I’ve recently been invited to talk to a few writing groups, about the experience of transitioning from a reader, to a budding writer, to a published author. This column comes as a result of thinking about that journey, from the advice I gave and the questions I answered,…

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Is “Said” Dead?

Originally posted on Marcus Vance:
Photo by Wendy van Zyl on Pexels.com An Analysis of Dialogue Tag Use by Marcus Vance Some writers will tell you that “said” is all you need—that your dialogue itself should answer any questions as to how the character speaks, and their tone. Other writers will tell you to revel in…

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