Imagery Speaks to Your Readers – By Karen Cioffi…

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

on Writers on the Move:

Probably one of the most difficult aspects of writing is providing content that your reader can turn into pictures or imagery.

You may know exactly what you’re trying to convey, the image you want your reader to see, but does your content translate into effective imagery for your reader?

Stephen King discusses this topic in an informative article in the August 2010 Writer magazine. Obviously, any advice from this author is valuable, but I especially like his views on imagery. A key tip that struck me is: “Imagery does not occur on the writer’s page; it occurs in the reader’s mind.

The question that follows is: how does a writer transfer what’s in her mind into the mind of the reader?

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