190 Ways to Say “Said” OR 187 Creative Dialogue Tags to Avoid

Said, asked, replied, spoke, whispered, accuse, echo, retort, scoff, beg, counter, jest, gloat, fume, call, urge, profess, hint, implore, quip . . .

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How to revolutionize your character motivation

I love character motivation!

Sometimes I’m a little too obsessed with it and go a little overboard giving motivation to every character that is a part of the book even the minor ones!

Anyways . . .

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Is it possible to earn money self-publishing?

Alrighty, romance writers. After a few weeks of happy, go-lucky articles I have another hard-hitting article by none other than Derek Murphy because, yes, I’m still obsessed 😉

But anyhoo, I reckon most of us have probably thought to ourselves…

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Writing Multiple POVs without Head-Hopping

1st-person dual POV and 3rd-person limited POV are both super duper common in romance, eh? The former is a bit tricky to do well (or so the consensus seems *shrugs*) but I’ve been chatting with some authors who also find 3rd-person can be tough to write without head-hopping all over the place. Sooo…

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