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The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
The power of words
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The power of words
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The power of words

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Creative Writing: Using words as power. Show, not tell

Creative Writing: Using words as power. Show, not tell

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  1. How to say what you really mean (and avoid the fluff)
  2. The right words in the right places  She was mad at her boyfriend.  Paint the picture, rather than state a fact…let’s try it
  3. Adding appositives for effect  Manny, who is some one you want to befriend,…  Chloe, who is some one you want to avoid…
  4. What do you see?
  5. Are you sure?
  6. Writing is like that….
  7. Fill the senses:  What do you see?  Can you hear anything?  What are you feeling?  What can’t you see?  What are you tasting?/How does it taste?  What is that sound?
  8. Describe the sound
  9. Describe what you feel
  10. Describe what you see
  11. What tastes does the image conjure?

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