Essential Tips for Surviving Movellas

Alright, here's some information you might need for writing your Movellas :)
It makes me sad when I see all these grammatical and spelling errors, so I'm here to help!!

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4. Help with Dialogue

Alright, so dialogue...

 

An example of incorrect dialogue:

    The sun was setting and the sky was melting into various hues of purple and pink. The breeze floated through the thick canopy above them, causing some leaves to rustle loose and fall slowly to the damp grass below. "the weather is so pretty."Ryan said. Margret glanced over at him and nodded. "your right, it's really pretty. We should do this more often" she said. "Yeah"

 

 

    Okay, just writing that hurt me severely. I purposely made some mistakes in the paragraph above. See if you can find them...

    Unfortunately, many Movellas on this website are actually written like that. I am not trying to offend you if that's the way you write, I'm just suggesting that if you want to make a career out of writing, you'll need to brush up on how to write dialogue. Having separate paragraphs every time a new dialogue or thought comes along, helps the reader stay focused and assures that they won't get lost in the jumble of words.

 

 

Now here's how that paragraph should have been written:

    The sun was setting and the sky was melting into various hues of purple and pink. The breeze floated through the thick canopy above them, causing some leaves to rustle loose and fall slowly to the damp grass below.

    "Ah, the weather is so pretty," Ryan sighed. Margret glanced over at him and nodded.

    "You're right, it's really pretty. We should do this more often," she agreed.

    "Yeah."

 

    Not only does the corrected paragraph look better, it helps the reader understand what's going on. If I would have continued in the incorrect paragraph with more dialogue, I'm sure I would have lost myself in the 'he said' 'she said' puzzle.

 

 

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