This is the trick to SHOWING and not telling.
The five senses are the pulse of life for all of us in the real world. They are what make the world real to us. Well, guess what? They are also the pulse of life we can breathe into the fictional one we create through our writing.
Check out these articles to get a pretty good introduction into what the five senses are for you and can be for your writing.
- Using the Five Senses in a Descriptive Essay
- Using the Five Senses to Enhance Your Writing
- Using the Five Senses in Description (Adding Detail)
- Poetry Related – Writing a Poem Using the Five Senses