Snippet-a-Day Middle-Years Fiction 01

5 story snippets

What was that thing like?

We often describe how things look but forget that we can also describe how things taste, feel, sound or smell. How does the breath smell in this snippet?

The breath smelled musty and stale and slightly mildewed, like air in an old cellar.

James and the Giant PeachRoald DahlSource

Write a description of how something felt, tasted, sounded or smelled.

Include four qualities, just like in the snippet.

The doughnuts smelled warm and fresh and beautifully cinnamony, like the best stall at a carnival.

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