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Hi all,

I spend most of my time lurking on this board, keeping up with others and their writing lives and such, but I've got a question to pose.

Say you have a character John speaking to some others. Tim is unconscious. You write the following:

"When it collapses..." John left his sentence unfinished. "Pull Tim as far away as you can."

The question is this: do you explicitly state 'John left his sentence unfinished', or is the '...' in 'When it collapses...' enough?

I realize some of this might depend on other text which surrounds this, but thought I would throw it out there and see what people think. Maybe this is one of those never do it sorts of things which I just don't know about.


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