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Monday, July 15, 2013

Hints and Tips: Writing Dialogue In Accents and Dialect

KATE EVANS - We have a long literary tradition of writing dialogue in accents and dialect. Mark Twain comes to mind, as a master of the written idiom. Dialect instantly gives characters authenticity and offers insight into their attitudes, background, and education. An accent allows the reader to use their sense of hearing and gives text depth and flavor.

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