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Description is multi-faceted; learning how to wield it efficiently will make your characters feel authentic and help to draw readers into the fictional world. Brush up on your knowledge in each of these areas to elevate your storytelling and broaden your understanding of how to make every word earn the right to be included in your project. For more expert advice, use the Storyteller’s Roadmap to plan, write, and revise your way to a stunning manuscript.

Setting

Weather And Earthly Phenomenon Thesaurus Setting Thesaurus
Storytelling Building Blocks
Worldbuilding
Conflict Thesaurus
Setting: Techniques and Devices
Multisensory Descriptions
Contrast
Weather
Seasons
Symbolism
Personification
Light and Shadow
Metaphors
Hyperbole
Simile
Setting: Resulting Effects
Characterization
Hinting at Backstory
Reinforcing Emotion
Establishing Mood
Passage of Time
Tension and Conflict
Foreshadowing

Character Arc

Character Motivation Thesaurus
Character Arc
The Lie
Emotional Shielding
Fatal Flaw
Unmet Needs
Fear