Thanks to those who came last Sunday. I enjoyed the session and found it really useful. I think I am beginning to get a handle on “showing and telling” at last.
For this coming Sunday, I thought we could have a look at
Here are a few links.
On describing characters:
On describing settings:
On description generally:
On not describing at all:
For the exercise, take a couple of pictures from a magazine or newspaper, one perhaps of a person or people and the other of a landscape, a room, or another setting, and try describing them. Bring those descriptions along, with the pictures, and then we can all see if we can
I think this could be useful.