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Topic: Specific Detail
Hi, how's it going? Today's class is about using specific language and writing vivid description.
10-minute writing assignment - Do this after reading the lesson:
Your character enters a house he or she believes to be haunted. Write the scene as vividly as possible. Make it really scary. Paint a picture in your reader's mind. But don't use any adjectives or adverbs. Make your nouns and verbs do all the work!
Optional: When you're finished, write a second version of the scene, adding adjectives and adverbs where you think they will intensify the reader's experience.
Today's reading - After completing the reading, return here to do the 10-minute writing assignment:
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