Reblog from Kristen Lamb:Description: The Good the Bad and the Just Please STOP

I’m reblogging Kristen Lamb’s post on writing descriptions because it mirrors almost exactly how I feel about descriptions, when reading and writing. I was writing in my last post about how I don’t read books on writing, but I do read Kristen’s excellent blog which I thoroughly recommend: https://authorkristenlamb.com

Kristen is an author, editor and speaker and her approach is practical, emphatic and free of cant and waffle. Here’s the post, with my comment amongst the many. (The cat pic at the front confused me initially.)

Can we be really honest about our description? Is it truly remarkable or just filling space? Are we weaving a spell that captures readers or are we …

Description: The Good the Bad and the Just Please STOP

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