Dialogue tags and how to use them in fiction writing – by Louise Harnby…

Dialogue tags – or speech tags – are what writers use to indicate which character is speaking.

Their function is, for the most part, mechanical.

This article is about how to use them effectively.

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5 thoughts on “Dialogue tags and how to use them in fiction writing – by Louise Harnby…

  1. Reblogged this on Just Can't Help Writing and commented:
    Here’s an excellent discussion, via Chris the Story Reading Ape, of one of the simplest and most useful tools in a writer’s kit. I also note that “said” can control rhythm, acting as a strong beat at the end of a scene sequence or before a break. Try it!

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