It was 5 years ago that I wrote a post for Writer Unboxed on using experiential description to add characterization to a narrative.
Pause for HOLY COW, 5 YEARS!? Yep, it was 2007. My, how time gallops.
I coined the phrase “experiential description” to express the blending of a character’s perceptions of a setting, person, or an action with description of the literal what it is/what is happening.
The reason I’m writing about this again is that I’ve been teaching experiential description in [...]