Writer’s Craft Collection

“The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit.”
― Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

“Ghosts have a way of misleading you; they can make your thoughts as heavy as branches after a storm.”
― Rebecca Maizel, Infinite Days

“The autumn leaves blew over the moonlit pavement in such a way as to make the girl who was moving there seem fixed to a sliding walk, letting the motion of the wind and the leaves carry her forward. […] The trees overhead made a great sound of letting down their dry rain.”
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

“And my life went to pieces, like a love letter in the rain.”
― Will Christopher Baer, Kiss Me, Judas

“Night came walking through Egypt swishing her black dress.”
― Zora Neale Hurston, Moses, Man of the Mountain

“And the flags that only days before had hung majestically on the top of local flagpoles no longer looked majestic, they looked like multicolored pieces of cloth that had climbed up and tragically hung them selfs.”
– Obert Skye, Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

“Cats learned to that evening.”
-Obert Skye, Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

One Comment to

“Writer’s Craft Collection”

  1. February 4th, 2014 at 9:56 pm      Reply kendallc629 Says:

    I like your first two examples! I don’t know what cat vomit looks like, but it gives me a good idea of the mood of the book. The second one is a beautiful simile.

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