Color NotesWhat is Color?Color Notes in Scraps More Like This
As you probably know, color is what we call the the sensation produced by the brain when our eyes react to light.
Read that definition carefully. In it, you need (1) Your eye to react to light and (2) For your brain to interpret the information you get from your eyes in a sensation. Sometimes the second part, the interpretation, is what befuddles the first part. Your brain overpowers what you actually see. Oranges are not just orange; apples are not just red. They have purplish browns, yellows, tan colors.
Qualities of Color
Let's back track for a moment to some essentials of color. Color has three qualities:
1. Value: The lightness or darkness of a color. (If the image was converted to black and white/grayscale would it be black, white, light or dark grey?)
2. Hue: This would be the color name would be most closely associated with the color, like red, blue, yellow-green.
3. Saturation/Purity/Intensity: This is the brightness or dullnes
Writer's Tip: All About POVPoint of View. It can change everything. In the most literal sense, POV is the decision of who is narrating your novel, and what they see. POV also refers to the individual viewpoint of your characters, and ultimately, your readers. So where do you start? Well, that’s why I’ve written this article. We will explore the three standard POV options available to every writer, their advantages, disadvantages, and how to choose which one is best for you. Let’s get started.Writer's Tip: All About POV in Writing More Like This
First Person POV
I stepped into the room on hesitant feet. Leander, the great Lion King of the river valley lay half-in-shadow at the back corner of the room, his tawny paws illuminated by a shaft of light filtering in through the high windows. His sable tail thumped once, twice, in the haze of dust motes, and my breath caught in my chest. I shouldn’t be here.
First person POV is denoted by the use of “I”, “My”, “Me”, “Mine