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May 24 2007 Fiction Writing Newsletter


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Volume 2, Edition 17

24 May 2007

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In this issue:

- Writing effective dialogue

- Related articles

- Previous articles

- On the forum

- Nebraska writers' retreat

- Fiction Writing Shop

 Writing effective dialogue

Dialogue is one of the trickiest components of the story due to the balance between authenticity and clarity. Every segment of dialogue should have a purpose – either to advance the story, to give the reader some information, or to highlight something about the characters speaking.

Read this article

 Related links and articles

Plot versus character

Showing and telling

 Previous articles on the Fiction Writing site 

The Tough Guide to Fantasyland - Review

Adjectives and adverbs

The Weekend Novelist - Review

 On the Fiction Writing forum

Have you ever found yourself tongue-tied in real life, and just wished you could be as eloquent as a character in a book?

Come and chat with us on the forum!

 Nebraska Writers' Retreat

If you're near Nebraska, you may be interested in one or all of the triple writers' retreats being organised by author N L Sharp. 

  Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline

Visit the Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline for gift ideas to spoil yourself or a friend, or to invest in books to improve your writing craft. 

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