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This is the very first post of the Anderson County Writers’ Group!  We will be using this blog to communicate with each other, to share our writings and resources with each other, and just to have a good time in general.  Welcome all!

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Ten Descriptive Writing Practices by Melissa Donovan from writingforward.com

Exercises in descriptive writing for contemporary audiences.

I think this radical change in how we approach description is directly tied to the wide availability of film, television, and photography. Let’s say you were living in the 19th century, writing a story about a tropical island for an audience of northern, urban readers. You would be fairly certain that most of your readers had never seen such an island and had no idea what it looked like.