ThinkingOutLoud 6: A Few Details Scrapped on the Top

Merianna and Elisaebeth talk about the addition of details to your story and the delicate balance it takes to add details and not overwhelm your reader with details. They talk about how Herman Melville uses details, and what authors can learn from Melville. They also remind authors to ask the question, “Why did the reader pick up your book?”

Show Notes:

Neil Gaiman hand cramps

The Office Finer Things Club

What Elisabeth is Reading:
Lamb by Christopher Moore
On Writing by Stephen King

What Merianna is Reading:
Time is a River by Mary Alice Monroe
Bel Canto by Anne Pachett

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