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A common piece of writing advice is to use simple dialogue tags like "said" or "asked" most of the time, and only rarely switch them out for fancier terms like "exclaimed" or "shrieked".

Do you agree with this? Or are you team spicy-speaker-tags?

If you're a book blogger, you could read SUPER SICK early! Pssst anime fans... she mentions All Might from #MyHeroAcademia.

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"Don’t write for money. Write because you love to do something. If you write for money, you won’t write anything worth reading."

- Ray Bradbury

Our editor's over at @TheMightySite today writing about how tying a disability to a villain's origin story can be problematic. #Morbius #MorbiusTrailer #chronicillness #disability

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