Say What?

     When you are writing dialogue, you may have a clear idea in your mind about what you are trying to say, but on paper it may come out all jumbled and confusing. Your readers or even you may be saying “What?”

     Every word is important. Think through what your characters are going to think and say to each other. Maybe that super long word you found in your thesaurus drags your sentence down. Sometimes big words do impress, but in this case, simple may be best! A long, fancy word here and there is okay, but using too many will just clog up your book. So leave your floccinaucinihilipilification (which is just a fancy way to say worthless) on the shelf and stick to some smaller words.

Keep at it!



~ by emmathereselane on April 24, 2013.

One Response to “Say What?”

  1. Wow! I thought that word was made up! It looks so unrealistic!

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