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The Writing Craft

Writing Powerful Scenes, Part 1

A story is made up of both large components, such as try/fail cycles and denouements, and small components, such as scenes and sentences. In order

Writing Hyper Realism

Writing Hyper Realism

So how do you write a “hyper-real” scene?

There are several keys.

Select unconventional images to propel the scene forward.
Appeal to powerful emotions such as love, fear, anger, guilt, and so on.
Be careful to apply your poetic sensibilities to every line.
Make sure that you appeal to all of the senses.