Friday, October 08, 2010

The Feeling of Sentence Structure

At times writers use shorter sentences to build tension, and other times longer languid prose provide a relaxed look around at details. Today's prompt is going to use both.

Pumping Your Muse Prompt
Chose one of the following actions and write a short paragraph that shows tension while the action takes place and write a second paragraph using the same action but portraying it in a languid almost distracted way.

  • answering the phone
  • car approaching
  • making dinner
This prompt practices the use of sentence structure to add to the "feel" of your story.

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