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October 19,2020
Do you embrace dialog or narrate your way around it? Why?

Dialog is one of those topics in literature that I don’t hear a lot of dialog about. The amount used in a novel varies widely, as does how it’s handled. I’ve read books that seemed like they were nearly all dialog, and I’ve read books where nobody seemed to want to talk to anybody else unless it was behind closed doors. Both extremes are exhausting and limiting to me as a reader. In books with too much yakking, there is a lack of detail to set the stage and keep the reader engaged in the presented world. When there isn’t much communication, characters are flatter and duller, and that spreads to the story in general.

So yes, I embrace dialog in my books. Communication, or lack thereof, makes the world go round in real life, so it…

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Posted October 20, 2020 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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