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Touch Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

Touch words are such an important descriptive tool. Throughout our lives, we are constantly in touch with something. Whether it be a chair, clothes, another person, food, a door handle, or shoes – we are always in contact. We’re surrounded by textures, some common, some strange. They’re everywhere, so it Read more…

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Sound Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

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

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Smell Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

Smell is an important sense; one that can provoke vivid reactions and bring back memories which is exactly why you should use smell words in your writing! They’re probably the most underutilised description method in the writer’s toolkit, but they’re so important. We’re so used to smells that we often Read more…

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Sight Words PDF – Sensory Descriptions

Sight words are probably the most common description tool for writers, but that doesn’t make them any less important. As one of five senses, they are a part of sensory descriptions just like we discussed at The Writing Resource last week. We looked at the difference between telling and sensory Read more…

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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…

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