Monday, November 18, 2013

Writing and the Senses

"In a perfect world, every author would pen books that totally grab your attention from start to finish, eyes glued to the page, you just can’t put it down!  However, even among my favorite books and favorite authors, there are times that my mind wanders.  I get distracted by a noise.  My neighbor is baking a cake that smells delicious.  I shift uncomfortably in my chair.  I feel a draft and get up to close the window.

Each of those little interruptions causes a reader to break – even momentarily – with the book.  Every little distraction pulls the reader out of the story...."


The above few lines are the start of a guest piece I did today on Regina Puckett's blog.   To read the full post, click HERE.

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