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Like the habañeraby James R. CallanIf you’re writing fiction, you need to use metaphors and similes.  Why?  Because you need to develop memorable characters, characters that your readers can…See More
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Keta Diablo replied to Mayor of Book Town's discussion 188 Words to use instead of “said”
"Dogs bark, snakes hiss and pigs snort. People cannot literally bark, hiss or snort words. Most of the above words should never be exchanged for the word 'said'. Said is invisible to the reader; they gloss over it, expect it,  and it…"
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J. Conrad Guest replied to Mayor of Book Town's discussion 188 Words to use instead of “said”
"This is old school. Contemporary best practice advises using "said". All those listed above just add clutter and draw attention away from the dialogue.Dialogue should use an identifier only when necessary, and good dialogue can identify…"
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Ken Farmer replied to Mayor of Book Town's discussion 188 Words to use instead of “said”
"Chuckled, laughed, coughed, giggled, nodded, smiled are not voice tags, they are action words and are fine to use, but without the tag comma."
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