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Characterization: Getting into a character's point of view

Hi guys,

I wrote this one up a few months ago. One of our other members had a story where a particular cafe was described using a Hull accent, and I felt inspired to take that example a bit to the extreme. 668 more words


May 2016

Take a scene you are working on and insert a hook to pique the reader’s interest.  As examples:

Writing Exercise

The Fox

I had never acknowledged him for he had always looked the same to me, with his ebony coat and soft almond eyes. The Fox’s features I would not describe as sharp, more chiseled, which very much complemented his athletic build. 171 more words


Seeing yourself in others ... even if it's a squirrel ... 

You can always tell the crazy squirrel in the herd. Is “herd” correct when discussing squirrels? Gaggle? Grouping? Bunch? I like “herd” so I’m going with that. 76 more words

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