The Ultimate Guide to Writing Engaging Descriptions in Fiction

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What is reading but “just staring at pieces of dead trees for hours and hallucinating vividly,” as one clever reader put it? In fiction, the descriptions writers bring to the page spur readers to feel the story in their hearts and guts as they conjure scenes in their mind’s eye.

Many writers dread writing descriptions. It’s difficult to know what to…



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