Immersing readers in a story requires more than action. You must create atmosphere and a sense of place. It requires a world in a word.

No matter the genre—from the gritty streets of a crime thriller to the enchanting corridors of fantasy—mastering the art of description is key to transporting readers.

During this FREE one-hour webinar, you’ll discover how to:

  • Employ telling details that add depth and authenticity to every scene, steering clear of clichés while maintaining a sharp narrative focus.
  • Generate fresh spins on familiar ideas, refreshing readers’ imaginations, and keeping pages turning.
  • Create illuminating worlds that support the narrative and give your characters a playground that influences their choices and growth.
  • Construct immersive experiences, granting your audience the gift of living within your story rather than merely observing it from a distance.

Leave our session with a toolbox brimming with tactics for descriptive writing that elevates your work from ordinary to extraordinary.

A live Q&A follows the presentation to answer your questions and help you understand how to apply these tips and techniques to your writing immediately.

Fill out the form below to reserve your FREE virtual seat.

    The World in a Word:
    Writing Descriptions that Bring Your Stories to Life

    You have a twisty plot, memorable characters, and tight dialogue, but do your descriptions lack that evocative punch?

    Join me for a FREE webinar where we’ll tackle the power of description to breathe life into your stories. With telling details, you will learn to paint vibrant pictures through evocative sensory experiences drawing your readers in and engaging their interest.

    An invitation to a free online workshop titled "The World in a Word: Writing Descriptions that Bring Your Stories to Life" on August 11, 2024, featuring a smiling woman and two book covers, emphasizing storytelling and writing skills.

    Join us at our FREE virtual discussion:

    Saturday, August 17 at 1 p.m. Eastern

    Reserve your spot at this FREE virtual workshop. I’ll send you the access details shortly before the event!

    Jane K Cleland is the author of the Agatha Award-winning Mastering Plot Twists and Mastering Suspense, Structure & Plot, from Writer’s Digest Books, now Penguin Putnam Random House, and the multiple award-winning and IMBA-bestselling Josie Prescott Antiques mysteries, from St. Martin’s Minotaur. Her short fiction has been published by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

    She is also a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest magazine and the chair of the Black Orchid Novella Award sponsored by the Wolfe Pack and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

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