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How do I properly present dialogue in a scene with two female characters?

Don't be afraid of using your characters' names. Names are among the words you can repeat as often as the text calls for. Some writers seem to think they need to avoid repeating names at all costs, ...
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How do I properly present dialogue in a scene with two female characters?

Here is the beginning of Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed (Pwyll, Prince of Dyfed) in the translation by Lady Charlotte Guest:       Pwyll Prince of Dyved [went to hunt. He found a pack of dogs that had brought ...
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How do I properly present dialogue in a scene with two female characters?

"There is a very simple solution to this," said Gryphon. "I'm listening," Dracaena replied. "First, don't be afraid to use names occasionally, Dracaena. There's a balance, ...
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