Can the 5 Senses Develop Details in Writing?

Use imagery to engage readers

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The smell of cinnamon carries me to Mom’s kitchen where fresh snickerdoodle cookies greeted me as after-school treats. Styx singing Boat on the River sends me adrift to a time when I waterskied with friends in high school. The lights of an ambulance transport me to the scene of the car accident where my daughter laid unconscious as the…

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Brenda Mahler

Brenda Mahler

Real life person sharing real life stories. Writing about travel, dogs, and healthy lifestyles.