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Tips for using the sense elements to differentiate characters, enhance mood, and make stories feel real.
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Writers tend to highlight what a character sees while ignoring the character’s other senses. A reminder that characters should react to their worlds through all the senses.
Continue reading The Eyes Don’t Always Have It »
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So maybe it's not only about the words. It's about syntax. And plot. And action. It's voice and pacing and dialogue...
It's about characters with character.
It's about putting the words together to touch, to entertain, to move the reader.
So, yeah, maybe it's all about the words...
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