Episode #64 – EAE Bite #40 – What Do They Sound Like?

In episode sixty-four of the Life Writers Vlog, we dive into my book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time.

Today, we explore bite #40, “What Do They Sound Like?” which encourages writers to characterize people in their stories by describing how they sound.

Include unique voices, tones, accents, sayings, and more to make your characters more than names on the page.

Remember, the only way to do this wrong is to not do it at all. Happy writing!

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jas newman
jas newman
5 months ago

Frightful thoughts raced through my mind—Coach has more first-rate ballers than Hef has playmates. Other than as a minder for keeping his star quarterback out of trouble, he doesn’t really need me. Having failed in my primary job, I feel no-count on his depth chart. Why’m I responsible for being Kenny’s babysitter, anyway?  Now, you see, back in high school, I hadn’t been the class brain. To be frank, our country school couldn’t afford one. But I had risen a far piece up the roster from the dunce. Guess it began there. I recognized I was better than average at… Read more »

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