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The Dialogue is Dead. Long Live the Dialogue.

Wanna hear a secret? I despise writing dialogue. I, Emily Vollmer, wholeheartedly acknowledge that dialogue is one of my greatest weaknesses as a writer, and swear to improve my skills in this arena whenever possible. I truly do hate writing conversations. And for a long time, that hindered my ability to write even semi-decently. Now,… Continue reading The Dialogue is Dead. Long Live the Dialogue.

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Writing is Terrifying. Here’s Why I Do It.

What if my stories are terrible? What if I like my stories, but no one else does? What if I and other people like my stories, but I am unable to turn writing into a career? What if I end up broke and living in a weirdly moist ditch? What if I fail? This is… Continue reading Writing is Terrifying. Here’s Why I Do It.