Quote: Warren Ellis on Description

So I stumbled across this Warren Ellis video interview, looks like it was conducted and subsequently posted midsummer of last year.  When I started blogging about five years or so ago it was totally inspired by Warren Ellis’ old website

 

In novels you have to just suggest the image for the reader to allow the image to live in their own minds.  The more specific  you make the image, sometimes the harder it is for it to really resonate with the reader. It’s the difference between painting in detail and painting in broad strokes. — Warren Ellis

 

 

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