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1

what does MASOAPS stand for

Metaphor
Alliteration
Simile
Onomatopoeia
Adjective
Personification
Sensory language

2

whats a slug line?

Once the master scene heading is established, screenwriters often use subheader slug lines to draw attention to a specific scene element, important detail, or simply to break up a longer scene.

3

where is the best palce to set the scene in creative writing

in one specific place try not to move around alot

4

good similies

You were as brave as a lion.
They fought like cats and dogs.
He is as funny as a barrel of monkeys.
This house is as clean as a whistle.
He is as strong as an ox.
Your explanation is as clear as mud.
Watching the show was like watching grass grow.

5

Good onomatopoeia

Arf Growl Roar
Baa Hee-haw Screech
Bark Hiss Snarl
Bow-wow Honk Squawk
Buzz Hoot Squeak

6

good metaphores

The snow is a white blanket.
He is a shining star.
Her long hair was a flowing golden river.
Tom's eyes were ice as he stared at her.
The children were flowers grown in concrete gardens.
Kisses are the flowers of affection.
The falling snowflakes are dancers.
The calm lake was a mirror.

7

show dont tell

try not to tell me that someone has just died try to describe it.