I mentioned this book to my subscribers a few weeks ago, and I promised a full review, so today, that’s exactly what I plan to do!
Euphonics for Writers by Rayne Hall
About the Book ||
Learn how to touch your readers' subconscious with subtle tricks.
Certain sounds have certain effects on the mind. By using words which include those sounds, you influence how the reader feels
About the Author ||
Rayne Hall is the author of the bestselling Writer's Craft series. Her short stories have been published in many anthologies, and some of her books have been translated into several languages.
*I cannot recommend anything else she writes as I have either not read or would never read them*
My Review ||
I found out about this book through this article, and I was truly intrigued. I had a free Kindle Unlimited Subscription, so I decided to check it out. The concept of using specific sounds to evoke a setting for a scene was fascinating to me and something I certainly plan to play around with. Like the author said, too much can ruin the story, but a light sprinkling can make your story shine!
I didn’t appreciate some inappropriate adult-rated content that was in the book (she was using this for all genres, and some aren’t fit for anyone’s eyes and got skipped!), so I wouldn’t just hand this to a young reader without editing it first. There were also two short stories at the end that are inappropriate (horror and ghost stories) that I skipped. Other than that, I think it was a useful manual and one that I would like to have a print copy of so I can censor it and put it to use!
Have a blessed day!
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