Do you wonder if your novel is long enough to be a novel? Short enough to be a novella? Is your 125,000-word manuscript a saga or just too many words? Let Autocrit show you.
Autocrit talks about dialogue. It’s a great article that shows you how to show in dialogue rather than tell, what dialogue tags are the best to use, and several other tips and tricks.
Autocrit believes it and so do I. Using a cliche’ creates boring and flat writing.
Instead of writing:
Mike stood at the end of the diving board. “Here goes nothing,” he called to his friends.
Mike stood at the end of the diving board. “Don’t expect an Olympic dive,” he called to his friends.
Check out Autocrit’s take on the subject.