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Texture, colour, shape ….

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Too many adjectives fight with one another and weaken prose.  Too few and the reader won’t be immersed in the scene.  Add texture to your writing by taut, spare descriptions using all the senses but necessarily in the same scene.  Touch in one scene, smell in another and so forth.  That way it won’t overwhelm the reader but bring your scenes alive.



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