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What to use instead of "said"

"Said" is the invisible word. When readers see it, they easily glide on without caring and continue to understand the dialogue in your writing. But is "said" always the best option? Tags can be used to show characterization, emotion, and action. It doesn't always need to be invisible.

But what can you use instead? Check out the link below to see 250+ alternatives to help spice up your writing! Just remember, "said" is useful and should not overburden the reader with descriptors. However, "said" isn't your only option.

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