How to write descriptively – Nalo Hopkinson

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How to write descriptively - Nalo Hopkinson

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The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you are living in the world of the story. But as a writer, how do you suck your readers into your stories in this way? Nalo Hopkinson shares some tips for how to use language to make your fiction really come alive.

Lesson by Nalo Hopkinson, animation by Enjoyanimation.
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Reading and stories can be an escape from real life, a window into another world — but have you ever considered how new fictional experiences might change your perspective on real, everyday life? From Pride and Prejudice to Harry Potter, learn how popular fiction can spark public dialogue and shape culture.

Lesson by Jessica Wise, narration by Emilie Soffe, animation by Augenblick Studios.
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