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Post January 01, 2017, 12:04:11 PM

Writing description

An interesting article on how to write description without boring the reader.

http://www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-describe-setting/

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Post January 01, 2017, 12:58:18 PM

Re: Writing description

Good article. I'll add that setting becomes interesting to the degree it affects the characters.
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Post April 03, 2017, 07:30:37 PM

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I find this article funny because I am not like that. I love descriptions. I love the details that the author thinks the reader needs. I picked up Moby Dick to read this year and I was enthralled with the half-page long descriptions of rooms!

Am I the only one?
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Post April 03, 2017, 09:52:17 PM

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jasoncedricmcgraw wrote:I find this article funny because I am not like that. I love descriptions. I love the details that the author thinks the reader needs. I picked up Moby Dick to read this year and I was enthralled with the half-page long descriptions of rooms!

Am I the only one?

You're certainly not alone. This is a matter of taste among readers, and everyone is different.

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