2020 Advent Prize: The Anatomy of Prose Senses Course

Today’s Giveaway!

You know here at Writers Helping Writers we endorse powerful description, and that’s why we’re delighted to tell you about today’s prize!

The Anatomy of Prose: The Senses course gives you the tools you need to enrich your writing. By focusing on and developing your knowledge of the senses, you’ll heighten your imagery, as well as power up your story’s emotion, characters, and descriptions.



In the course you’ll: 

  • Discover the pillars of all good sensory writing and how to implement them in your own work.
  • Learn the psychology behind sensory descriptions, how to use psychology to your advantage, and the impact it has on the reader. 
  • Receive a detailed breakdown of how to create rich descriptions for each individual sense. 
  • Learn when you should and shouldn’t use each sense.
  • Get a raft of tools, tips, tricks, and techniques to help you improve all five senses. 
  • Identify why published examples of sensory description work and how to use the same techniques in your own work. 
  • Understand the mistakes many writers make with the senses and how to fix them. 
  • Receive course exercises to put lessons into practice.

Sacha Black is a bestselling author, rebel podcaster, and professional speaker.

She writes educational nonfiction books for writers and fantasy books for both Young Adult and adult audiences.

She lives in Cambridgeshire, England, with her wife and son.

14 days, 14 AMAZING giveaways. To see what other Advent Calendar giveaway windows are open, go here. The last date to enter all draws is December 19th.

Want to win this incredibly helpful course from superstar Sacha Black? Enter below, and good luck!

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Megan
Megan
1 month ago

Already a fan of Sacha’s dynamic blog posts, this sensory course looks exceptionally interesting.

Mark W Dooley
1 month ago

I’d love to attend a course by her. Great craft books.

Kristy
Kristy
1 month ago

This looks like a great course!

Cheryl Rainfield
1 month ago

I love the sound of this course! What a great giveaway.

Kylie
Kylie
1 month ago

This looks like an amazing opportunity! I’d love the chance to learn more about this approach.

Ryan Martin
Ryan Martin
1 month ago

This sounds really helpful for a new writer like me!

Nele Giese
Nele Giese
1 month ago

This sounds like such an interesting approach! Would love to learn more!

Elli Comeau
Elli Comeau
1 month ago

That sounds really amazing!

Jennifer Raudenbush
1 month ago

This sounds like it would be really helpful!

ELF
ELF
1 month ago

Sounds like a very handy tool. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity!

Linda
Linda
1 month ago

This sounds fun!

Christina
Christina
1 month ago

I could use some help describing the senses in an interesting way; this would be great.

Jesse
Jesse
1 month ago

I have the book and its fabulous

Kas
Kas
1 month ago

I have always wanted to improve in this area, would love to win this.

Erica Alexander
1 month ago

One of your books was recommended to me this week. Would love to win this. Thank you.

Last edited 1 month ago by Erica Alexander
Thomas Collin
Thomas Collin
1 month ago

Amazing idea 🙂 Just wrote the first 5 chapters of my latest WIP so nailing setting at this crucial early stage would be sweet!

Josée
Josée
1 month ago

Awesome prize. Thank you for the opportunity

Laurie Logan
Laurie Logan
1 month ago

I haven’t taken a sensory workshop before. Can’t help but improve my writing.

Heather McLeod
1 month ago

Yes please!! I’ve been doing much better writing with the senses in this new book, but I have lots to learn. What a great prize.

Tim Seabrook
1 month ago

A course that carries on from the book, sounds like a great partnership for learning.

Anita Banks
Anita Banks
1 month ago

Woohoo!

Marion Hermannsen
1 month ago

Settings are my Achilles heel. Plus Sacha is awesome 😀

PennyH
PennyH
1 month ago

Sweet! Love the podcast!

Sharon Hughson
1 month ago

Sensory description is a great way to show rather than tell. What an excellent prize!

Abigail
Abigail
1 month ago

I’d always love to learn more about prose!

Brenda Radchik
Brenda Radchik
1 month ago

I’ve been a big fan of Sacha for a loong time and have bought all of her books. It would be an honor to win this course.

Sacha Black
Sacha Black
1 month ago
Reply to  Brenda Radchik

ah gosh, thank you so much Brenda, I really do appreciate the support.

Sara
Sara
1 month ago

I love Sacha’s books! Such a great encourager!

Ari Augustine
1 month ago

This is such a cool thing to offer—one so many writers could use, too ♥️

victoria dixon
1 month ago

Yes, please!

Chris
Chris
1 month ago

Super cool giveaway! Thank you!!