How to Write Dialogue Attribution

A primer about tags, beats, and everything in between.

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When it’s done right, dialogue attribution is nearly invisible to the reader. It blends in and doesn’t assert itself at all. It doesn’t make the reader stop and think about what’s going on. It doesn’t break the flow of the story in any way.

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Shaunta Grimes

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