Thursday, January 23, 2014

More Borrowed Writing Tips: accents and showing


     I am delighted to be able to share with you things from other writers that I found inspiring.  I found these two posts yesterday and they both impressed me.

From the Inkpen Authoress, I learned some tips regarding the way my characters talk.  How do you express a person's accent, education, etc. through their dialogue?  Here is the link to Rachel Heffington's blog where she talks about it:
http://inkpenauthoress.blogspot.com/2014/01/ciao-how-to-write-accents.html

From Scribbling of My Pen and Tapping of My Keyboard, I was reminded of the tools of the writer's craft.  I was reminded to not scorn the wisdom passed down from our predecessors.  And I was reminded to "show" instead of "tell" the story.  Here is a link to Anne-girl's blog where she enlightened me:
http://scribblingskeyboard.blogspot.com/2014/01/animal-crackers-lexicons-and-clam.html#comment-form

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