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How to describe smiles and laughter

How to describe laughter Ha ha (sarcastic) Haha (polite) Ha. (unmeant bored) Ha! (exclamation) Hehe (immature, sly) Hahaha (genuine) Haha……

characterization
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Characterization

Characterization Explicit characterization The author literally tells the audience what a character is like. This may be done via the…

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Solving the Floating Heads Dialogue Problem

A scene is not as engaging or dynamic when two (or more) characters do nothing but talk.

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Dialogue

Writing realistic dialogue is the sleight of hand magic of storytelling. Factual information wrapped in a false sense of reality,…