Have characters use their five senses. These senses include what a character sees, hears, touches, tastes and smells. To expand sensory details and freshen the narrative go consider a character walking on a windy beach. Do the waves crash onto the shore? (hear) Do grains of sands sting her cheek? (touch) Is the air salty? (taste) Is there a whiff of oiled bodies baking in the sun? (smell)
Counter-culture poet, Charles Richard Bean, died yesterday. In 1972, Mr. Bean made headline news after he was denied tenure at the University of Buffalo, set up a tent on the grounds, and went on a hunger strike for two weeks. It was later revealed, a number of coeds were dropping off food and hallucinogens late at night. It was the two best weeks of his life. In his later years, Mr. Bean became a photographer. He is credited with the phrase "wat up wit dat?"
In writing fiction, always know what your characters are feeling, then illustrate that feeling through one or all of the following: dialogue, interior thought, action, description. For instance, if a character is angry, have him shout (dialogue), swear in his head (interior thought), slam a window (action), and/or have something occur in the setting that reflects his mood: shattering glass (description).
Ruby Slippers (nee Nia Goldman) passed into spirit when Taurus was in retrograde Mars. Ruby, known for her tireless support of the arts, started out in humble beginnings as a caged Go-Go dancer. From performance artist to professional party It girl, friends say her wit, charm, and remarkable networking skills, could have elected her President. In a recent interview, Ms. Slippers commented, "My only talent is remembering people's names."
A Hattie Moon Mystery introduces Hattie Moon, an unassuming, octogenarian who steps out of her dusty world of cat hair, mixed-up days, and rambling conversations with her dead husband to solve the murder of her paperboy, Jason Meeks. She, along with her friend Muriel Manning, unravel clues the police have missed and suddenly find themselves swirling in a deceitful, troubling world of marital infidelity, drugs, the dark web, and a diabolical force that hovers, ready to pounce. Amazon
"Fashion icon, Jasmine Dupont (nee Jablonski), died as she had lived, in dramatic style. It was reported Mrs. Dupont tripped on a hand-painted silk caftan and fell down a marble staircase. On the day of her passing, Mrs. Dupont was quoted as saying "American women are oinkers. British woman should be kenneled. And the French...don't get me started." Mrs. Dupont's response from the certain backlash will be missed. Adieu ma douce."
"The key is to allow, never force, because divine guidance, at first, is fragile—a translucent veil, a distant echo—such that the moment one reaches and grabs, it is no longer. But I've learned a trick. I simply start writing...." Mr Mees