Originality in writing is something we all strive for.
But sometimes we’re all guilty of over-using the same words and descriptions. In today’s article, Becca Puglisi from One Stop For Writers shares some ideas that might help.
One of the things that pumps me up the most when I’m reading a book is when the author phrases things in a way I’ve never seen before. It could be a familiar concept or image—red hair, an urban street, fear—but when it’s written differently, I’m able to visualize that thing in a new way, as if I’m seeing it from a new angle.