I summoned strength and tiptoed my way up the stairs. The clown's short yellow hair, made of yarn, covers its ears but is parted above the eyes. You could come across a severed ear during your walk, cut up a piece of fruit that turns into a finger or a tentacle. You can do this to a mirror or to a group of people you trust. This list may include words and phrases that describe the sounds, places, things, or people in the story e. Never having a visitor in a while, it curiously eyed me before scuttling away. The sun had set, and the empty road ahead had no streetlights.
Vines formed a twisted maze upon the side of house, reaching their tentacles towards the roof. Have your character respond with the wrong move, while convincing themselves they are making the right move against the threat. When I open it, the smell of China flies out, a thousand-year-old bat flying heavy-headed out of the Chinese caverns where bats are as white as dust, a smell that comes from long ago, far back in the brain. The Associate The Associate is a comedy movie directed by Donald Petrie in 1996 that has great lines with fleshed out characters combined with tremendous screenplay and wonderful acting. Examples of Descriptive Writing The following sentences provide examples of the concreteness, evocativeness and plausibility of good descriptive writing. They asked me what took me so long; I replied that escaping the ghosts was difficult. Does the ghost really exist? How do these words and phrases add to the mood of the story? Perhaps you could make the crossroads narrow and really uncomfortable, calling on a sense of confinement and claustrophobia.
The carpet squished as I walked. Each step intensified the moaning and creaking as if the steps could collapse at any moment. Prompt was to describe a place. Show us her widened eyes, pounding pulse, shallow breaths, and cautious steps. The cobbled road, which must have once been full of life and bustling with people, was now dilapidated and derelict with potholes dotting the entire path and pieces of debris lay strewn across the floor.
Foreshadowing also makes the reader anxious that the consequence will occur before the main character can succeed. As the house drew nearer everything around me became quieter and more distant. I turned the dusty gold knob and reluctantly pushed. Second, I felt genuine fear for her and a sense of responsibility for her to get home safely. A misplaced grand bookcase stood the corner of the room, undisturbed for a long time. The calming sounds of birds chirping, the distant roar of the river, and the wind blowing leaves around, cover up the scary noises that I just. Be prepared for bad things to happen to your character.
Pushing the heavy gates open the touch of the iron bars, as cold as ice, seized up my hand completely. Describe its exterior and surroundings before giving details of how you enter. I was scared out of my wits. But I could only settle on a weak smile and a deep sigh. Or will she come in and see an empty room? The bitter cold wind blew frighteningly in my face, it howling and whistling as if they were possessed sending me warning messages.
A large jagged hole dug through the wall stood as though daring any to enter. I also watch scary movies like you. Most horror is about fear and tragedy, and whether or not your character is capable of overcoming their fears. Have students use their completed Character Descriptions Organizers to help them compare and contrast the main character and villain using the interactive. I did not need a baseball diamond or a bat and ball to play baseball. Do I do it anyway? There was no traffic that day, no pedestrians on the sidewalks and the sky was clear.
I closed my eyes for a second, took a deep breath, opened my eyes, and pulled the door knob down as hard as I could. You see the difference is looking at all the story I have heard about Halloween, this one that I have experienced seems a lot more realistic and frightening. She whipped around, a cry breaking from her lips. Or, think about how a longer scene benefits the overall story, adding to the suspense. New and creative things attract a bigger audience than cliche things. I looked up at the dismal night sky, the moon glinting small signs of vileness.
Students should also review their individual journal assignments. Our short story feedback starts at 1 cent a word and is provided by Senior Editors, Judges and Award Winning Authors. Dust swirled around the room as I made my way inside. . I began to whistled to take my mind off the eerie noises I was hearing. A story where good things happen to good people is heartwarming, but it will likely not scare or terrify your reader. Categories: In other languages: Русский: , Español: , Português: , Italiano: , Français: , Bahasa Indonesia: , Deutsch:.