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Sound Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

Unlike smell, sound descriptions are a lot more commonly used. We often use sounds without thinking about them because we’re usually not consciously focused on them. The sound of footsteps, an upset voice, the sounds of a door slamming, plate breaking, laughter, tears, rain, thunder, yelling. We use sounds a Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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Smell Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

Smell is an important sense; one that can provoke vivid reactions and bring back memories. It is probably the most underutilised description method in the writer’s toolkit. We’re so used to smells that we often overlook them unless they’re unusual or overly strong. But when we do notice them they’re Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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Sight Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

So last week on The Writing Resource, we discussed the difference between telling and sensory descriptions. This week, we’re going to give you a free downloadable PDF for sight words to help you start crafting beautiful descriptions. It will be the first in a series of five downloadable PDF’s so Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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Sensory vs. Telling Descriptions

When it comes to storytelling every writer falls into the habit of simply telling their reader what is happening by using bland and boring writing. But sensory descriptions are the magical remedy to this writing woe. Telling Descriptions  “The room was creepy.” “He felt scared.” These telling descriptions have a Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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5 Reasons Why You Need Grammarly

Grammarly is a free editing tool that works as an extension to your browser and as an add-on to your word docs. It is a must-have tool for all writers, students, professionals, academics, bloggers, and anyone with a computer really. There’s a paid version but the free version offers 150 critical grammar Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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Writing Prompt #11

Writing Prompt #11 What if, in an alternate universe, ‘marriage’ was a ten-year contract and every ten years couples would review it and sign on for ten more or call it quits? Respond in the comments or join in on our Instagram!

By Madeleine, ago
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Writing Prompt #10

Writing Prompt #10 (Character POV Prompts) The mind caves before the body does. That’s what I was taught. But I’ve never been tortured quiet like this. Respond in the comments or join in on our Instagram!

By Madeleine, ago
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Writing Prompt #9

Writing Prompt #9 You’re a scientist studying time manipulation. You’re accidently transported back to the 1800’s. You can immediately go back, but your scientific curiosity makes you stay. What do you do there? (Blend in, tell people, try and change the future?). When you eventually get back has anything changed? Read more…

By Madeleine, ago
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Writing Prompt #8

Writing Prompt #8 (Dialogue Prompt) Person A: “I said you could if you were subtle.” Person B: “I am being subtle.” Person A: “That’s not subtle in the slightest.” Respond in the comments or join in on our Instagram!

By Madeleine, ago

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