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The Writer’s Eye: Using the Senses in Romance Writing ~ The Sense of Smell

  When I first began writing, I blogged a lot about the craft of writing and my thoughts on writing, pretty much as I went along. One series of posts I did almost ten years ago was on using the … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Eye: Using the Senses in Romance Writing ~ The Sense of Touch

  When I first began writing, I blogged a lot about the craft of writing and my thoughts on writing, pretty much as I went along. One series of posts I did almost ten years ago was on using the … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Eye: Using the Senses in Romance Writing ~ The Sense of Sound

  When I first began writing, I blogged a lot about the craft of writing and my thoughts on writing, pretty much as I went along. One series of posts I did almost ten years ago was on using the … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Eye: Using the Senses in Romance Writing ~ The Sense of Sight

  When I first began writing, I blogged a lot about the craft of writing and my thoughts on writing, pretty much as I went along. One series of posts I did almost ten years ago was on using the … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses: The Art of Using the Sense of Sight in Romantic Writing

“Before there is a touch, a taste, a moan, a smell, there is perception, seeing and being seen, eye-beckoned.”  This quotation from Anne Taylor Fleming in her article, “Awaken Her Senses:  Look,” in Best Life, persuades us that sight is … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses: The Art of Using the Sense of Touch in Romantic Writing

This post is a re-print of the post I did for Savvy Authors earlier this month.  I’ve changed it a bit, so please enjoy it again! Romance writers are always encouraged to use all five senses when they write, in … Continue reading

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The Dance of Touch–Jenna Guest Blogs on Savvy Authors

Hey!  With so much going on, I clean forgot that I had a guest blog going up on the Savvy Authors Blogsite today.  Actually, yesterday 8/7, but you can still go view it.  It’s a continuation of my Come to … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses: The Art of Using the Sense of Taste in Romantic Writing

Picture a candlelit dinner that ends with dry champagne and juicy strawberries dipped in dark chocolate, the sweet and tart flavors mingle on the characters’ tongues as they look into each other’s eyes and think about a mingling of another … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses: The Art of Using the Sense of Smell in Romantic Writing

Romance writers should always use all five senses into their writing.  This strategy will put our readers into the virtual bodies of our heroes and heroines by showing how those characters are feeling.  Most romance readers want to vicariously experience … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses: The Art of Using the Sense of Hearing in Romantic Writing

Romance writers are always told to “put the five senses into your writing.”  This means  that we need, as much as possible, to put our readers into the virtual bodies of our heroes and heroines by showing how those characters … Continue reading

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