To Polish: Smoothing the reading, reword the prose. To Rewrite: reworking elements of the story to make it more immediate and dramatic.
Synonyms: Words to name Emotion. Basic to more extreme and refined emotion of that range.
The basics first: “He/she said” is the basic modifier. Dialogue tells us what is said, attribution tags tell us who said it and modifiers tell us how it was said. These are the aspects we deal with here, adverbs (he said happily) are a matter for concern in a different article.
Alternative strong verbs indicating to go walking.
Writing dialogue laughs and descriptive emotional expressions ranging from smiles to laughing
Writers will sometimes ask: “Is it ever OK to write in the passive tense?” Tense defines action within time, when the verb happens.
Description enables the reader to experience the “fictional dream”, being pulled into a story so deeply that it becomes more real than the chair the reader sits on. Description is the language used to bring attributes of a thing or person to the reader’s mind.