Monthly Archives: February 2018

  1. Voice and Imitation

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    February 28, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    The athlete doesn’t train to get good at training. He doesn’t ride a stationary bike or spend time in the …
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  2. Playing Tag: 3 attribution alternatives for cleaner dialogue

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    February 23, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Attributing quotation to the right speaker is essential for clarity, but the traditional tag (he said…she said…said the butler) is …
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  3. A Present Tense Confessional

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    February 21, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Recently I concluded that the novel I’m working on would work better in the past tense, so I spent a …
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  4. Where to Begin…All the Light We Cannot See

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    February 17, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Short chapters. Alternating characters and story lines. One after another. Kind of like these fragments. Thought I might get annoyed. …
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