I don’t think I’ve shared any of Stuart’s excellent writing advice yet! You can also get a sense of what his many (is it 12?) books are about too! 😉 ❤
Peace, love & writing for all,
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too. You can go to her Home page to watch it:
https://sherriemiranda1.wordpress.com Or go to YouTube & type in the title of her novel! 😉 ❤
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This series is intended to help authors express the full meaning and emotional content of their fiction.
As writers, we want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror, inflame their passions. This set of posts examines how we might influence mood, illustrating how word choice and sentence structure can alter the reading experience. All thoughts and comments are welcome.
“She knew the sea could be rough because, although her personal experience was limited to shrimping in the shallows, her friend’s father had said it could be very dangerous. And she had seen the wild waves on the shore.’
This is factual and tells the reader a little about the observer’s experience of the sea. However, it makes no emotional connection and fails to show the reader how the observer might actually view the sea.
How about this…
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