Shades of Purple: Writing Limitations, Boldly Overwritten Prose, & Textured Writing-Ep.59


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By Read.Write.Repeat, Hosted by Kaisha, Indie bookstore owner, and A speculative fiction author. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
It’s finally here: the long awaited follow-up to our Rules Suck episode. Language warning: we've been known to drop the occasional f-bomb. Come along as we discuss the pros and cons in using “purple prose” in your writing. We chat about carefully chosen detail. Kelsey urges those interest in developing their descriptive writing to try their hand at poetry to refine that skill. We revel in lush writing. We discuss the need to make your writing do more than one thing. Don’t forget to send us your best purple prose! You can find full show notes on

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