Sniff Sniff

My newest project is a contemporary middle-grade story that takes place in the north Georgia woods. To aide my descriptions, I’ve tried emerging myself in woodsy settings. I’ve gone hiking, outlined my plot in the forest, and even went camping. Yes, it’s true–in a tent and all. And guess what? It is difficult to describe the scent of pine without mentioning the word pine.

Words like Christmas tree, refreshing, and earthy decorate my draft but beyond that? Pine.

Go ahead, give it a shot, and if you come up with anything–do share. I’ll be outside sniffing my trees.

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