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01.03.2015 04:01    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Description      Tags: writing descriptions  shery ma belle arrieta-russ  
Vivid and clear descriptions make stories come alive. Concrete and specific details paint a more memorable picture for your reader.
 
10.05.2014 01:10    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Description      Tags: good description  stephen king  writing  reading  
Good description is a learned skill, one of the prime reasons why you cannot succeed unless you read a lot and write a lot.
 
05.12.2012 00:13    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Setting  Fiction Elements  Writing Craft  Writing Description      Tags: anne marble  art  description  tips  settings  
Description is something that gets in the way of many authors. Why? Well, because it's so darn hard to write.
 
23.07.2011 14:00    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Conflict  Writing Description  Writing Tips      Tags: visceral description  show  don't tell  melvin m. harter  
We don't hook a reader with logical exposition, flat narration or argument. We must get to the part of the reader's life that is involuntary, automatic: the five senses and mood/emotion.
 
23.07.2011 13:51    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Description  Writing Tips      Tags: caro clarke  description what's it for  description  
It is not simply to tell the reader about something. "She was five-two, medium build, redhead, green eyes."
 
23.07.2011 13:32    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Quotations  Writing Description      Tags: writing  description quotations  description  quotations  
Writing Description Quotations
 
23.07.2011 13:26    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Description  Writing Tips      Tags: how to write vivid descriptions  shery ma belle arrieta  
As a writer, it's your job to provide a vicarious experience to your reader. The only way you'll be able to do this successfully is by stimulating your reader's imagination.
 
23.07.2011 13:17    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Description  Writing Tips      Tags: description through characters  marg mcalister  
When we encounter a new setting or new experience, all our senses are on the alert. While we may not be conscious of it, we are using filtering that experience in our own unique ways.
 
21.06.2011 14:56    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Description  Writing Mystery      Tags: character questions  sleuth  villain  victim  john morgan wilson  
Mystery Writing: 40 Character Questions to Ask As You Develop Sleuth, Villain, and Victim
 
07.06.2011 13:28    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting  Writing Plot  Creative Writing  Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Description  Writing Tips  Screenwriting      Tags: narrative  structure  narrative structure  james bonnet  
All great stories have the same underlying, universal structure - namely, there is a threat, either agent or perpetrator, that creates a problem that brings about a change...
 
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