Saturday, March 31, 2012

CREATIVE DESCRIPTIONS

Need help eliminating cliche actions, descriptions, or diaglogue?  The following links will take you to a series of creative checklists:
 

http://www.creative-writing-now.com/index.html   This is a blog with numerous how to's along with writing prompts.  You'll find info on free writing courses, free journal courses and a wealth of knowledge from other industry professionals.  These are great prompts to use when polishing your manuscript.  There is a list of ideas to utilize when you don't feel the creative vibe. 


http://www.debgallardo.com/virtuoso/1018/creative-writing-exercises-description-and-character/  This link takes you to 3 exercises that will, at the very least, assist you on some level.  These are great exercises on description and character.


http://languagearts.pppst.com/writing.html  This a great resource to bookmark.  Filled with basics on grammar, sentence structure, and writing; this site also has free powerpoints on persuasive, technical, expository, narrative, and descriptive writing.  It's worth a look.