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How to Write Descriptions People Want to Read: Nature

This is the next in the “How to Write Descriptions” series. I like to collect descriptions other people have of life. I keep them on a big spreadsheet that I’m constantly updating. I read a lot and I pay attention to how my fellow authors get their ideas across, how they create pictures of scenery … Continue reading

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How To Write Descriptions People Want to Read: Wild Animals

This is the third in a series “How to Write Descriptions”. As writers, we have only words to communicate some of the most complicated images in life. The trick for writers is, how to pick just the right words. That’s what I share here: inspiration for succeeding in your quest. Most of the following descriptions … Continue reading

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How To Write Descriptions People Want to Read: Wild Animals

This is the third in a series “How to Write Descriptions” (the first is how to describe dogs, the second horses). As writers, we have only words to communicate some of the most complicated images in life. The trick for writers is, how to pick just the right words. That’s what I share here: inspiration … Continue reading