Better Said than Dead: Quick Tips on Dialogue Tags
On when and how to use or avoid "[he/she/they] said"
Recently on Twitter—er I suppose I mean “X”—writers were revisiting the old debate about dialogue tags. On the one side, people argue reading constant “[he/she/they] said”s is boring. Shouldn’t writers vary their language and say things in fresh ways? On the other, there’s the argument that the simple and noble “x said” tag is there to get out of the wa…
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