Writing Lite Tip 45: Make Sure Slang Is Accurate

Writing Lite Tip #45

…Especially if you’re writing about a time or setting that’s unfamiliar. Check regional or foreign slang on the internet; listen to people from that particular place on YouTube, or make some calls to suss out how folks really talk to each other.

If you’re writing historicals, the reference librarian at your local library will be a godsend.

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