Like the first snap in a firecracker, these are great tips to infuse your writing with deeper, more meaningful dialogue and body language.
Big hugs to Laura Drake for inviting me to post at WITS today.
I love teaching writers how to create their best, best, best writing. Writing that draws the reader in so deep, that when the POV character’s heart races, the reader clutches their chest.
Best writing carries specificity and clarity. It carries nuanced power in its structure and style. It carries a compelling cadence in every sentence that drives the reader from the first word to the last.
Best writing cuts words that reader’s skim and adds words that increase power.
Writing body language and dialogue cues at the best level pushes writers beyond using at-the-ready basics and beat-fillers. Best writing doesn’t use words and phrases that are predictable, overused, clichéd. Best writing is fresh writing.
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