My newest post on Kathy Temean’s Writing and Illustrating for Children is about optimizing the use of each and every word to bring your character to life and develop the bond between them and the reader.
Every word has a fingerprint.
It’s not just the definition of a word that matters, but the emotions and feeling it invokes in the reader, and how they sound coming off the tongue.
Read my article to find tips on how to bring out the profound power of each word. And of course, come follow me on Twitter at @NJFarmScribe and tell me some of YOUR tips!