Fiction writing is about communicating as much as possible within the story line. Every writing class you take will exhort you to show not tell. As Samuel Clemens said, “Don’t tell us that the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.” You will often have your characters become sick in the novel. …
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These are wonderful words that roll off your tongue. They feel good to say–and hear. Who can hear ‘zeitgeist’ and not feel the fullness of time wrap around them? Or ‘tintinnabulation’–can’t you just hear the tiny bells calling out? Tell me which is your #1 favorite: Sesquipedalian–use overly long words. Like polysyllabic, but I love …
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Her lips were red and full, like tubes of blood drawn by an inattentive phlebotomist.
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How to show illness in your novel’s characters
Rambling journals have been replaced with concise, pithy tweets in the classroom.