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Paint Good Visuals

A good story is like a painting—you can “see” or imagine what is happening. The more concrete and visual your words, the more the audience can really live the story. For example, rather than saying, “she ate a piece of fruit,” say, “she bit into a juicy red apple.” Rather than saying, “teenage girl...” say, “sullen-looking teen with spiky black hair and a pierced lip...”

Practice

Create a visual and concrete image for each of these items:


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