Day twenty-three and I am feeling like this topic is going to really challenge my writing skills. I've never written about a character who has a foreign tongue before so this could go like the way of the child and be absolutely atrocious or it could be okay. Who knows. Let's give it a go.
Write a short scene with a foreign character.
Today, practice writing a foreign character's dialogue. Explore the elements of language that they bring over from their native tongue. In what ways do they skew proper English and how can you write this in a way that doesn't confuse or aggravate the reader?
My eyes lit up at her complement and she gave a small squeeze to my shoulders. "Thank you, how long are you staying?"
"Only a few days," her accent was thick from home. "A vuelo visit." Her smile covered half of her face.
I actually do not feel comfortable writing this from Kristens prompt. I was absolutely rubbish with Spanish at school and honestly if you're not feeling the love for a piece of writing then you shouldn't write it.
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