Senses in Writing: Seeing the Invisible Worlds

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This week I’m talking about how to use and evoke senses within your story.  As usual, this is personal opinion formed from experiences.

First, a very brief overview of the week’s topic.  If you can set off a reader’s senses then you pull them deeper into your story.  This will not happen with every reader because people are different.  Yet, part of your goal with writing should be to trigger even a glimmer of a sensation.  For example, writing about the aroma of coffee might get one reader to think they smell it.  Yet, you do need a reader to have some prior knowledge for certain reactions.

Sight is one of the big ones because many people are visual.  A common way to teach children is by example, which means they watch you do something before copying it. You pay attention through your eyes when driving, working…

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Release Date for ‘Mallory’

It’s official! MALLORY has a release date and it’s right around the corner!

Mark your calendar for this Friday, July 18th!


Station_Mallory_JPGFans of The Station Series will be happy to read the second Station novelette out this summer about the lovely Mallory Storm and how she came to arrive at the Station. Told from her perspective, readers get an insight into the inner workings of Mallory’s mind, and her early experiences in the Station after-life. Who was she before she died, and who is she now? The answers are waiting for you…

‘Mallory’ is the second of three Station Series novelettes to be released this summer!

Coming Soon – ‘Kerry-Anne’.