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Hearing Voices: Tips for Writing Teen Dialog by Catherine Chant

Authentic teen dialog starts with creating distinct character voices, so they don’t all sound the same. Ideally, you shouldn’t need speech tags all over the place to indicate who is speaking. Word choices and character actions go a long way in painting a clear picture of who says what without interrupting the story flow. It’s …