Month: May 2014

Writing Exercise 1:”Crystal Clear”

“Crystal Clear.” When I hear that phrase, apart from the understanding that something is presented without any room for confusion, the first thought that comes to mind is water.  This writing exercise is about the marriage of the two; clarity and water, woven around the basic idea of using our words wisely and carefully. TIME: 14 Days. DESCRIPTION: Learn how to choose your words wisely. Too many words can be distracting. Too few words can be confusing. This exercise is about training yourself to know when to use less vs more, and still maintain the impactful clarity that your writing needs to grip its readers without distracting them from the main plot. INSTRUCTIONS: For this writing exercise, choose an image involving water. I have collected several that can be found on my “Art” board on my Pinterest Page for you to use if you would like or you can obtain your own. Next, take no more than 5 minutes to study the image that you have chosen. After such time write down the clearest description …