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Be Completely Sensible!
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by Clay Jars Publishing

When writing description:

Be not only your reader’s eyes, but be their hands, their ears, their mouths, and their noses.
 
Take those “delicious morsels” that some call words, and create images your readers can taste, touch, smell, and hear.

Examples:

She’d thought about cornbread all day long. She put her key in the lock of her front door and turned it. She hoped her mom had kept her promise. The kitchen was in full view as she let herself into the house. She spotted the plate of cornbread on the table. She was happy. She loved cornbread.

She’d thought about cornbread all day long. She put her key in the lock of her front door and turned it. She hoped her mom had kept her promise. As she opened the door the unmistakable aroma of just baked corn coupled with warm melted butter, and sweet honey circled around her head and tickled her nose. She was happy. She loved cornbread.

Which one is best? You be the judge!

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