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Nonfiction Writing

August 2 2009 Nonfiction Writing Newsletter

Want to know more about how to write dialog? The last two articles posted at the Nonfiction Writing site at provide tips and ideas for writing dialog.

How to Punctuate Dialog

Dialog adds life to what you are reading, but if the reader can't decipher who is speaking and has to back track, you've lost a reader. Learn a few simple rules for punctuating dialog and your writing will be clearer.

The next article is going to be back-up suggetions for your computer files. This will have a lot of recent, personal experience in the article as I'm still struggling to locate all of my files after my computer crashed two weeks ago. Thankfully, I do have an on-line back-up system.

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Glenda Schoonmaker, Nonfiction Writing Editor

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