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Three anti-social skills to improve your writing - Nadia Kalman

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You need social skills to have a conversation in real life -- but they're quite different from the skills you need to write good dialogue. Educator Nadia Kalman suggests a few "anti-social skills," like eavesdropping and muttering to yourself, that can help you write an effective dialogue for your next story.

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  • Director Joyce Stenneke
  • Educator Nadia Kalman
  • Narrator Rose Eveleth

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