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TERRIBLE PROSE TUESDAY: Little kids

*sigh*

Writing in dialect is difficult. Getting dialogue to sound right is difficult.

Just…

If I could…

One suggestion…

JUST DON’T WRITE OUT HOW LITTLE KIDS TALK, OKAY?

I do not believe this FOUR-YEAR-OLD is having this conversation, even with┬áher cutesy (if inconsistent) speech impediment. “Aw, it’s cute because she says words wrong.” NO! FALSE!