Bring Your Writing to Life with Sensory Details
Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
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Whether building a fictional world, setting the scene for memoir, or crafting a poem, specific sensory details bring your writing to life. We will begin this session with a series of meditations on touch, sight, sound, smell, and taste, then practice integrating our observations into our writing, seeking out precise descriptions that are uniquely our own. We end the session by choosing the best descriptions to include, cutting the rest so as not to overwhelm the finished piece.
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April Dávila is an award-winning author and certified mindfulness instructor. Writer's Digest listed her blog (at aprildavila.com) as one of their Best 101 Websites for Writers. She is the co-founder of A Very Important Meeting (averyimportantmeeting.com). She is a practicing Buddhist, half-hearted gardener, and occasional runner.
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