Dialogue Mistake #1 (How To Fix It)

dialogue mistake #1

The Most CommonDialogue Mistake When we first started writing novels, we often made this dialogue mistake . It seems there are verbs you should never use to replace said in your dialogue tags (also called attributions or speech tags) I wish someone had showed this to us before we had written our first book. We had to go Read More »

78 Words to Use Instead of Ask (Write Killer Speech Tags)

words to use instead of ask

Using other words instead of ask will spice up your dialogue.​                                                     Ask is a common word used when writing dialogue. Using alternate words instead of ask gives you the opportunity Read More »

50 Words to NEVER Use Instead of Said plus 240 Words to Use

words toreplace said

Yes, there really are 50 words writers use all the time instead of said. Words that should never be used to replace said. This common mistake by new writers, need not be a mistake you make. Find out what these words are and why you should never use them.   Writing effective, compelling dialog is Read More »