I had cheesecake for breakfast this morning.
Completely self-indulgent, right? Not on the diet at all, let alone for breakfast. Saturday morning PSA cartoons really did teach me better than this.
But it was integral to my writing process. It’s working cheesecake. Really.
As writers, we’re told to include all five senses in our descriptions. Sight and sound come pretty naturally. Touch, well, I dare you to write a romance novel without it. Smell is supposed to be one of the most emotionally evocative senses, something about the olfactory part of the brain being close the memory storage unit… or something. But cheesecake is making me think about taste.
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