Welcome to Wordplay Thursday!
I think a huge part of effective writing, songwriting or otherwise, is wrapping intangible ideas or emotions in imagery. I want you to wrap today’s topic in sensory images. Use any or all of the five senses. How does this idea LOOK, SOUND, SMELL, TASTE, and FEEL?
Feel free to get as crazy, genre-appropriate, or as imaginative as you want. The point is to get the creative juices flowing. And it’s a good thing to dig deeper, so don’t stop at the first idea that hits you. Try coming up with at least five things.
And remember, we’re going for ONLY imagery. We’re not talking ABOUT the topic. We’re SHOWING the topic with imagery. Show me, don’t tell me!
Today’s topic is:
I’ll give you an example to get you started:
“They both laughed and screamed as he turned up the radio, punched the accelerator, turned off the headlights, and waited for the moon to light up the highway.”
I’d love to hear what you come up with, so please share in the comments. Oh, and please keep your posts below an R-rating. It’s a family show, after all!
Thanks to Brenda, Matt Martoccio, Tim Bell, Mark Steven Brocke, Jeff D. Green, Shane, Shane Tripod, Joe Slyzelia, Ken Matthiesen, Parker, Michael Klenda, Randy Rhythm and everyone else for your great additions to Wordplay Thursday #89 (read it here)! Great job!
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