I keep a collection of descriptions that have pulled me into the books I read. I’m fascinated how authors can–in just a few words–put me in the middle of their story and make me want to stay there. This one’s 160+ Ways to Describe Weather.
A note: These are for inspiration only. They can’t be copied because they’ve been pulled directly from an author’s copyrighted manuscript (intellectual property is immediately copyrighted when published).
- Evening shadows deepened into blue and purple.
- The shadows retreated.
- Sun was sinking toward the horizon, the pitiless white ball now an angry orange.
- Fading afternoon in early June
- Evening sky had turned to molten brass.
- Sun still cast a faint yellow light through Slowly gathering evening.
- Daylight had begun to drain away.
- one-quarter of a moonlit night
- cold light
- silver-white moon hung
- A half-moon rests in the fronds over our heads.
- watching the…
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