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Writing an accent and evolving

Sometimes I read written accents in books, most notably maybe Hagrid in Harry Potter. I find it a fun way to add a layer to a character that sets them apart from the rest. Could you "evolve" ...
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How to express a foreign language's regionalisms while writing in English?

I plan to collect and compile my parents' and grandparents' stories from northeastern Brazil into historical fiction in English. That region of the country is very different from what is typically ...
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How to indicate an Icelandic accent in writing?

I have characters who natively speak Icelandic* and at least one of whom speaks English with an Icelandic accent. I would like to indicate when they are speaking with that accent in writing, even if ...
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