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The writer must notice the world with every sense:
the smell of grass, the taste of crumbs, the feel of sunlight, the sight of a bug moving over the brown earth, the sound of a stranger approaching
What a perfect photograph to accompany these words! Having read each of your books, I know the careful attention you give to helping the reader experience the stories through the senses.
thank you, julie.
I remember hearing Bruce Coville talk about his 3/5ths rule. He tries to use at least three of the five senses in each scene he describes. I’ve passed along this “rule” to many classes of students when we discuss using good details.
so much can be accomplished with so few words if the words are well-chosen.
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