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Dialogue versus conversation | The difference between good fiction and bad?

I’ve yet to watch Justified, the modern day western tv show that this article claims has the best dialogue in anything currently being produced, but the article brought up an interesting point: when you are writing dialogue between your characters, the execution is key. If done poorly, it could break your whole story! So how can you

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Getting Into Print by Jack London | Author Writing Advice

Rebecca Onion of Slate.com wrote an article about Jack London’s Getting Into Print, which he deems a “brief narrative of experience” to authors trying to get their writings published. Contained in Onion’s article are scanned pages from London’s dissertation. Here are only a few of the pieces of advice that he gives: “Don’t quit your job” “A good

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