Sensory Details and What They Do to Feelings

Children react strongly to the color, size, shape, sound, smell and feel of things. And, as Ursula Nordstrom, former editor of Harper and Row, said, “We must remember that children are new, and the whole world is new to them.” Therefore writers must learn to see the world with young eyes and through the filter of young moods, in order to present youthful adventures through the viewpoint of young story people. A flash of light—sudden darkness; heat—cold; something rough to … Learn More →