Posted on 04/22/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As we spend just about every waking hour, every day, with the members of our immediate household, we’re having to remind ourselves not to expect them to read our minds when it comes to our needs.

The same can be said of writing fiction, subbing in “readers” for “household members.”

Nathan Bransford knows it’s not easy to put yourself in a reader’s shoes and truly determine whether your descriptions are clear enough.

He shares the techniques he uses to assess whether he’s provided enough information on the page in a recent blog post, on which you should also check out the comments — other authors have shared their tricks as well.

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Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

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