Paint Me A Picture

Written by Jean Fritz

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Rich descriptions also allow you to build empathy for your characters by giving their subsequent reactions and behavior a context. Effective use of adjectives and adverbs allowrepparttar reader to “get intorepparttar 139420 head” ofrepparttar 139421 character. To mention that your main character was abused as a child is instructive, but to takerepparttar 139422 reader throughrepparttar 139423 main character’s dark memory of being thrashed on bare legs withrepparttar 139424 buckle end of a belt by a parent stinking of whiskey and sweat allows your reader to connect emotionally with your character. This serves to motivate them to read on;repparttar 139425 reader, like your main character, longs for resolution.

One word of caution regarding adjective usage – don’t overdo. Many times, laborious descriptions tend to slow downrepparttar 139426 progress of a story. Remember that adjectives arerepparttar 139427 spices that brightenrepparttar 139428 meat loaf. Just enough and you’ve created a gourmet meal; too many, and your end result meetsrepparttar 139429 garbage disposal.

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F.A.Q's About Mysterious Chills and Thrills for Kids Galley Copies

Written by LH Publications and Productions

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