I started a 100 day challenge where I am studying 100 author's voices, of whom's books I really loved. So after choosing who I'd study, I chose a snippet from the book of the author who I was studying and then took what I learned from that snippet and applied it to my own writing.
Today, I studied Leigh Bardugo's book (which I loved so much) Shadow and Bone. And this is now a series on Netflix! How exciting! Have you watched it?
Some things I really love about her writing style are:
How descriptive she is. You feel like you're there.
Her characters and their powers are so unique.
So I attempted to add more of that to what I've written below.
The governess called them her little monsters, because they were the kind that frequented people’s nightmares. They were misunderstood. Many humans judged and got the wrong idea about them, because they are different, as one does with unseen creatures in the darkness. Once you shine a light onto the subject, they don’t seem as scary.
I can't wait to share more of this story with you all.