For the last stream, we decided to try out a new exercise: writing about one small action in excruciating detail.
To do this, we picked a simple action (ie: paying for groceries, shaving a beard, etc.) and then described it using at least 500 words. Doing so forces you to go into extreme detail and show off lots of visuals, sounds, and smells that you might otherwise leave out. Plus it’s also good to practice slowing down the pacing in writing.
Together with chat we came up with a bunch of ideas, and then this one is what was voted for: sitting alone at a carnival.
Here’s the 500 words of crazy detail that we wrote about for it: