Tag: variety

  • Complicated Dialogue: Keeping 5 Characters in Line

    Today, I’d like to answer a question from a reader. Shena asks, “I’m writing a story and I have five people who are carrying on a conversation with each other. How do I go about stating each person’s line without constantly using, he said, he replied or using the person’s name to say this person […]

  • Make Readers Pay Attention

    The kindergarten class in Room 9B was an odd class. The kindergarten class in 9B was odd. Which sentence is more effective? What is the most important work in the sentences? Odd. It’s an important word because it distinguishes this class from all others. The next sentence of my picture book 19 Girls and Me […]