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Three-Dimensional Writing by Karen S. Wiesner

Applied to writing, the word three-dimensional is easy to define as solid, realistic, rounded, and lifelike, even living. The hard part for authors comes in translating these concepts into the craft of writing. Most writers know what is not three-dimensional writing. Simple words and phrases convey what’s lacking: flat, cardboard, paper doll, archetypal, convenient to …
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Actions Speak Louder Than Words by Roseanne Dowell

Body language and facial expressions play a large part in our daily conversations. They’re natural reactions to what we speak and hear. Shouldn’t our characters react the same way? If we forget these important elements, our dialogue will appear boring and our characters unexciting. Even setting plays a part in our every day conversation. Did …