How Detail and Context Work Together in Fiction Writing

How Detail and Context Work Together in Fiction Writing

We’re currently stuck in the rain on a broken boat in eastern France, so whiled away an afternoon in Strasbourg. In the cathedral we spotted this mason’s moment of madness, or sentimentality, or rebellion, or joie de vivre… This little dog is tucked...

Writing With All Five Senses

When you are working on a story, you tend to rely on two of your five senses: sight predominately, as you seek to create visual impressions of the people and locations you are describing, but also sound — you will have an ear out for your own narrative voice...