Description is the fiction-writing mode for transmitting a mental image of the particulars of a story.
Description is the fiction-writing mode for transmitting a mental image of the particulars of a story. It’s through description that characters, plot, and setting are portrayed. Description may also be used to help develop one or more of a story’s themes. And, of course, how and when description is utilized throughout a story are important aspects of an author’s unique writing style.
Description is one of the most widely recognized of the fiction-writing modes, together with dialogue, narration, exposition, and summarization. Unfortunately (as with many concepts used in the craft of fiction . . . (To view the entire article, please click on the link below.)