An Imposter’s Guide

How To Write Good Purple Prose

In a way that won’t annoy your readers

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Most of us have been taught to avoid purple prose… and I agree with that sentiment. Purple prose is overly embellished wording that doesn’t add much, if anything, to the story. So yes, something to be avoided. 100%, no doubt in my mind… but.




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