Is it just me, or does it seem like more and more authors are excluding quotation marks from the dialogue in their novels nowadays to you, too? I swear I’ve started noticing dialogue without quotation marks in the novels I’ve read more and more over the past few years– to the point where I think it’s becoming an established literary trend.
If it is becoming a new literary trend, what could be motivating so many authors to exclude quotation marks from the dialogue in their novels? And as a writer or author, should you do it too?(more…)