RE: RARA-AVIS: tricks

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 08 Feb 2000

> "a.n.smith" wrote:
> > We're told that in our workshops as well, and I've come to
> believe it. Just
> > use "said" for all tags. It has to do with trusting the reader
> instead of
> > trying to be too careful or assume the reader won't get it.
Not hardboiled at all, but as an example about taking that "he said/she said" to an incredible extreme....there's always William Gaddis who two stupendous novels with just dialogue. JR and A Frolic of His Own.


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