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Confident dialogue needs confident characters, and according to Deborah Biancotti, co-author of Zeroes, that means knowing what your characters want. Read more: #LoveOzLit: Deborah Biancotti on dialogue http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/05/03/loveozlit-deborah-biancotti-dialogue/

#LoveOzLit: Deborah Biancotti on dialogue

Confident dialogue needs confident characters, and according to Deborah Biancotti, co-author of Zeroes, that means knowing what your characters want.

Have you ever thought of how gender places its own restrictions on dialogue? Candice Fox has, in this #LoveOzLit quote. Read more: #LoveOzLit: Candice Fox on gender & dialogue http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/04/27/loveozlit-candice-fox-gender-dialogue/

#LoveOzLit: Candice Fox on gender & dialogue

Have you ever thought of how gender places its own restrictions on dialogue? Candice Fox has, in this quote.

Anne Buist talks about the practicalities of writing and dialogue, with some excellent advice on the little things you can forget about. Read more #LoveOzLit: Anne Buist on the practicalities of dialogue http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/04/25/loveozlit-anne-buist-practicalities-dialogue/

#LoveOzLit: Anne Buist on the practicalities of dialogue

Anne Buist talks about the practicalities of writing and dialogue, with some excellent advice on the little things you can forget about.

Author and illustrator Ambelin Kwaymullina on dialogue and how she finds her characters' voices. Part of the LoveOzLit author quote series. Read more: #LoveOzLit: Ambelin Kwaymullina on dialogue http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/05/17/loveozlit-ambelin-kwaymullina-dialogue/

#LoveOzLit: Ambelin Kwaymullina on dialogue

Author and illustrator Ambelin Kwaymullina on dialogue and how she finds her characters' voices. Part of the LoveOzLit author quote series.

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"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind."  ~Catherine Drinker Bowen

"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind.

"As a writer you try to listen to what others aren't saying.and write about the silence.

It's how readers identify with characters and the right combination is gold. Pamela Hart shares her thoughts on writing dialogue: #LoveOzLit: Pamela Hart on dialogue http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/04/11/loveozlit-pamela-hart-dialogue/

#LoveOzLit: Pamela Hart on dialogue

It's how readers identify with characters and the right combination is gold. Pamela Hart shares her thoughts on writing dialogue.

AJ Betts, YA author, on YA dialogue and how she stays true to the voices of young people. Part of the LoveOzLit quote series. Read more: #LoveOzLit: AJ Betts on dialogue in YA http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/05/10/loveozlit-aj-betts-dialogue-ya/

#LoveOzLit: AJ Betts on dialogue in YA

AJ Betts, YA author, on YA dialogue and how she stays true to the voices of young people. Part of the LoveOzLit quote series.

"Every Writing I Know Has Trouble Writing." - Joseph Heller #writing #writingquotes - I needed to read this so bad

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Every writer has trouble writing. Even you, my dear. (original quote by Joseph Heller). See more quotes like: Life

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“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” — Joss Whedon (via jesperbylund)

Remember: plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.--Ray Bradbury

"remember: plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after you characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations" -- Ray Bradbury

It's only a book. :)

Isabelle Allende quote on not being afraid to write that book you've always dreamed of!

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