The importance of details in storytelling

Jackie Kennedy's pink suit. A police officer hosing blood into the gutter. Those are the things that make a vivid and lasting impression on readers, Butch Ward writes, and they're among the keys to writing a powerful story: "Details. More importantly, telling details. Details that give us insight into a character, a situation, an issue. Details that enable storytellers to elevate their work into sources of meaning for those who experience them."

February 25, 2015

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