Using The Five Senses: Touch

An excellent post about senses from Joan Hall on Story Empire. Touch is especially important at moments where you can add sudden realization of an event.

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Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you on this Monday morning in April.

Before we get started, I would like to thank Victoria Ziglar for clearing up the myth of one sense becoming heightened if a person loses another (as I mentioned in my previous post). As someone with personal experience, she pointed out that her hearing wasn’t any better than it was when she lost her sight, but she is better at paying attention to it. Such is the case for most people who lose one of their senses.

This is the fifth in a series on using the five senses in writing. In case you missed the others, here are the links:

Today’s topic is the sense of touch. We are always touching something. My fingers are on the keyboard as I type this. Clothes are touching my body. My glasses are perched on my…

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