avoiding info dumping

S33E8 – Avoiding the Info Dump: Within Dialogue

Readers take in dialogue one thought at a time. A frequent mistake of beginners is to combine thoughts, which may be suitable for other forms of writing but not for dialogue. Another mistake is speechifying. Three sentences at a time is tops, yet many beginners write speeches that go on and on. – Sol Stein

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S33E2 – Avoiding the Info Dump: Your World’s History

History is made not simply with events, but by remembering those events. A double drumbeat like a heartbeat. History can be written not only with books, but with ceremonies. – Christopher Bram

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