Tag Archives: character voice

Questions 394: To Swear or Not to Swear

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JR asks:  “How do I convey that characters are swearing, if the publisher won’t allow swear words?”

Resources:

Suave Rob’s Rough-n-Ready Rugrat Rapture
The Door into Summer
The Naked and The Dead
The Stuff of Thought

Questions 209: Effective Vocabulary Building (Writing Instruction Series 3)

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In this third installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks:
“How can I respect subculture grammar while teaching best practices in word choice and writing?”