Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 53: No Contractions in Dialogue

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What’s the worst writing mistake an author can make? It’s a broad one: doing something you think makes you look sophisticated and clever, when really… it doesn’t. A common manifestation of this is a conscientious avoidance of contractions in dialogue and narrative.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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  1. Pingback: Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 53: No Contractions in Dialogue — Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life – I Suck at Writing

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