Narrative techniques developing
Narrative techniques, developing scenes in narrative writing.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Narrative tools to
Put people’s actual words on the page. Use words in
quotation marks to show your readers the way a person
really talks. Word choice, grammar, and style can tell the
reader a lot about someone’s attitude, where they are
Put your reader in a person’s mind
and let us hear their hopes, fears,
worries, concerns, etc. about what’s
happening. Everyone wants to read
When something is important, describe how it looks or
feels, tastes or smells. Zoom in like an expensive camera
and give the reader original details to make the story
come to life.
Bring a moment of action to life
by describing it step-by-step.
Break it down. If the action is
quick and violent, try short