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Author Archives: Rebecca Talley
For some writers, the word revision makes them squirm. Many novice writers go into the writing process fantasizing that they will only have to write one draft of their novel. Perhaps, they envision themselves sitting next to an open window, …
When writing fiction, it’s important to understand the techniques of writing effective and realistic dialogue. Dialogue in fiction is quite different from speech in real life. Mimicking true conversation won’t be effective in a story. Listen to a few conversations …
Attending writing conferences can be advantageous in many ways. See this post for reasons why it’s a good idea to attend a writing conference. Another reason?
A novel consists of scenes.