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The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 3

Bill's Blog < Return to Blog The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 3 One of my clients, a man who hopes to become a successful novelist, recently told me that his favorite writers are Pat Conroy, Cormac McCarthy, Stephen King, and Nelson DeMille. I was glad to hear...
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The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 2

Bill's Blog < Return to Blog The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 2 In my blog post of February 10, 2014 (The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 1), I included an excerpt from Lawrence Block’s mystery novel A Long Line of Dead Men. Block depends heavily on dialogue...
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The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 1

Bill's Blog < Return to Blog The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 1 I hope you’ve been keeping your toolbox close at hand, and that you reach into it whenever you need a tool to help you breathe life into a character, build tension into a dramatic confrontation,...
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The Writer’s Toolbox

Bill's Blog < Return to Blog The Writer’s Toolbox You’ve probably seen this optical illusion. Most people initially see the image as a vase. But looking at it a different way, it becomes the silhouette of two faces. If you first see it as a vase, you just have to...