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Dialogue & thoughts

Postby CageSage » Tue, 28 May 2019 8:58 am


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Re: Dialogue & thoughts

Postby Rath Darkblade » Tue, 28 May 2019 10:55 am

Oh, dear... vocatives. Does anyone use vocatives in every sentence? And boring dialogue too?

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"Do you have the car keys, Diana?"

"I thought you had them, James."

"No, you do, Diana!"

"Oh yes, Jamesie - so I do."

"By the way, Di, let's grab a Big Mac on the way to the movie."

"Sounds good to me, James darling."

"Oh, but let's not grab any fries, Di. I'm watching my figure."
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If I ever start writing dialogue like this, please just shoot me! :roll:
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Re: Dialogue & thoughts

Postby CageSage » Tue, 28 May 2019 4:13 pm

:lol: There are times when we've all done something wiffy with dialogue, or narrative, or pov, or description, or ...

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Re: Dialogue & thoughts

Postby Rath Darkblade » Wed, 29 May 2019 1:03 pm

Yes - but please, please stay away from vocatives in every sentence... ;)
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