Hello! In my writing, I tend to be overly descriptive (some call it floral) and when it comes to a fight, I try to balance floral with fast, quick and decisive. i.e. describing the shape and color of a weapon or the way light moves across it while it’s moving towards the other combatant, then jumping through one or two blows quickly. This can happen at any point in the fight, depending on how long it is. My question is, do you think this style would be interesting if well done?

howtofightwrite: The word you’re looking for is “flowery”. Unless your writing is actually depicting flowers then it isn’t floral. Floral patterns. Floral arrangements. Flowery writing as in “overly-descriptive” and even “purple prose”. The secondary definition of flowery is “marked by or given… Read moreHello! In my writing, I tend to be overly descriptive (some call it floral) and when it comes to a fight, I try to balance floral with fast, quick and decisive. i.e. describing the shape and color of a weapon or the way light moves across it while it’s moving towards the other combatant, then jumping through one or two blows quickly. This can happen at any point in the fight, depending on how long it is. My question is, do you think this style would be interesting if well done?

Hello! In my writing, I tend to be overly descriptive (some call it floral) and when it comes to a fight, I try to balance floral with fast, quick and decisive. i.e. describing the shape and color of a weapon or the way light moves across it while it’s moving towards the other combatant, then jumping through one or two blows quickly. This can happen at any point in the fight, depending on how long it is. My question is, do you think this style would be interesting if well done?

howtofightwrite: The word you’re looking for is “flowery”. Unless your writing is actually depicting flowers then it isn’t floral. Floral patterns. Floral arrangements. Flowery writing as in “overly-descriptive” and even “purple prose”. The secondary definition of flowery is “marked by or given… Read moreHello! In my writing, I tend to be overly descriptive (some call it floral) and when it comes to a fight, I try to balance floral with fast, quick and decisive. i.e. describing the shape and color of a weapon or the way light moves across it while it’s moving towards the other combatant, then jumping through one or two blows quickly. This can happen at any point in the fight, depending on how long it is. My question is, do you think this style would be interesting if well done?

Describing Accents

writingwithcolor: Anonymous asked: Hey there! In the story I am writing it takes place on a different planet. However I really want a certain race of people to have African accents. How do I describe accents that don’t necessarily exist?… Read moreDescribing Accents

Describing Accents

writingwithcolor: Anonymous asked: Hey there! In the story I am writing it takes place on a different planet. However I really want a certain race of people to have African accents. How do I describe accents that don’t necessarily exist?… Read moreDescribing Accents

aghostnotaguardian: littlestsecret: naity-sama: Some words to use when writing things: winking clenching pulsing fluttering contracting twitching sucking quivering pulsating throbbing beating thumping thudding pounding humming palpitate vibrate grinding crushing hammering lashing knocking driving thrusting pushing force injecting filling dilate stretching… Read more

aghostnotaguardian: littlestsecret: naity-sama: Some words to use when writing things: winking clenching pulsing fluttering contracting twitching sucking quivering pulsating throbbing beating thumping thudding pounding humming palpitate vibrate grinding crushing hammering lashing knocking driving thrusting pushing force injecting filling dilate stretching… Read more

Fighting Words

clevergirlhelps: Attack Advance, assail, assault, beset, charge, drive, foray, hurtle, launch, lunge, maul, press forward, push, rush, storm, surge Break Blast, breach, carve, cleave, cleft, crack, cripple, crunch, demolish, destroy, disable, disfigure, disintegrate, divide, fragment, impair, mangle,… Here you go!… Read moreFighting Words

Fighting Words

clevergirlhelps: Attack Advance, assail, assault, beset, charge, drive, foray, hurtle, launch, lunge, maul, press forward, push, rush, storm, surge Break Blast, breach, carve, cleave, cleft, crack, cripple, crunch, demolish, destroy, disable, disfigure, disintegrate, divide, fragment, impair, mangle,… Here you go!… Read moreFighting Words

Find ways to use better, more vivid words than one that you can slap “very” in front of. “very tired” or “exhausted”–which one sounds better and clearer to you?

Find ways to use better, more vivid words than one that you can slap “very” in front of. “very tired” or “exhausted”–which one sounds better and clearer to you?