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Senses in Writing: Hear the Invisible Sounds

Something I’ve heard a few times is that a sound shouldn’t be put into a story unless it has a plot significance.  Otherwise, it’s only filler and should be cut.  I politely disagree because our sense of hearing is one … Continue reading

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Blitzkrieg of Alarms

Singing bird outside my window. Joined by honking horns. Sirens blaring two streets down. Setting off three barking dogs. A pair of wildcats being to fighting. Knocking garbage cans about. Early workers starting engines. Late night shifters slam car doors. … Continue reading

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