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Reading and Writing in Digital Contexts. Leitura e produção textual em contextos digitais
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How to Describe Your Settings Without Boring Your Reader

How to Describe Your Settings Without Boring Your Reader | Litteris | Scoop.it
Think of your setting as a painting, only instead of using colours on a canvass, you’re using words to describe a picture in someone else’s mind. The good thing about words rather than paint is you...
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How to handle descriptions in a literary story you want to tell orally

How to handle descriptions in a literary story you want to tell orally | Litteris | Scoop.it
The wood’s descriptions just don’t work. I wanted you to move forward already. If I wanted to tell the story fully, the way you told it just now, I’m reconsidering. It has to be more ‘story like’ and help me connect. Maybe I need to lower the language and shorten the descriptions. Some pictures were very good, I could see them crystal clear, and there was action. Reading the story is very effective, listening to it – isn’t.

 

Unknowingly, G pointed at the main problem around telling literary stories; they were created in writing for the page, not orally.


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