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filters in fictionSearch your manuscript and remove these filter words: Saw, smelled, heard, thought, knew, touched, wondered, realized, noticed, watched, looked, seemed, felt, decided, remembered and reminded. Read each sentence with and then without the filters. Take note of the subtle but important difference.

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Jacqueline Hesse. For more on how filters can affect your writing, read her article, “Remove filters in your fiction.” 

 

For more inspiration, visit our database of writing prompts.

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