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Oh Dialogue Tag –The present I wish I had received sooner.

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Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

Thy mystery confounds me.

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

Name/pronoun and say verb variation

Thou never included within quotation

Used sparingly & interweaving narrative.

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

To introduce, identify, add context.

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

When at the start, add comma then quotation.

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

End pronoun lower case and finish with punctuation.

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

Followed by comma inside a quoted sentence

First half quotation, capital, set off by comma

The second half starts lower case

Oh dialogue tag! Oh dialogue tag!

Thou stops with a period amid sentences complete.

Examples:

“Merry Christmas,” said Jess, “and a Happy New Year!”

“You’re a mean one Mr. Grinch.” She looked at me and sang. “You really are a pill.”

Jess mumbled, “Bah humbug!”

“Happy Chanukah,” she said.

Jessica Toman

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