Tale of the Tresses

When your reader opens your pages, and their eyes skim along those inky symbols we call words, you want to supply every detail that makes your characters jump off the page and come to life. One thing easily described is hair. It’s a reflection of personality and lifestyle. It’s one of the things your reader … More Tale of the Tresses

Just Because it’s brown — doesn’t mean it’s Chocolate

Sounds like good advice for new parents bringing baby number one home from the hospital. It can also be useful for creative writers who want help their reader “see” their character’s face. But eye color descriptions are mostly worn-out clichés that need a fresh look. And you can get more for your money with creative … More Just Because it’s brown — doesn’t mean it’s Chocolate