BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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An exercise that can help you travel back in time – sensory description in memoir writing

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon – E.L. Doctorow Adapted from Back to … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · 2 Comments

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week – making description stand out for all the right reasons

Good description never just tells you what something is like. It also does something else. Very often the something else adds to the emotional atmosphere of the story or helps … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 1 Comment