We don’t have VS in England, we have Ann Summers, and it confused me bc Ann summers sells stuff like sex toys and lubes as well as the stuff VS sells, so I had a great idea and then had to simplify it because itS AMERICA. I don’t know why I’m telling you all this tbh.
edit: apparently we do have VS but only really in london, which doesn’t really count in my opinion <.<
This film should have been called Fantastic Coats and Where Can I Buy One? Amirite???? While part of me gets a thrill out of imagining wearing Queenie’s velveteen pink I just want to BE Tina Goldstein and get to live her wardrobe.
Hey there, I’ve been writing a fantasy story (semi-realistic) and I’m having a bit of a hard time describing rooms without making it sound like a list of things that are in it. The characters that the story centres around might not visit it again. So should I describe the room for flavour or just leave it as a basic description and if so, how would I go about that? Thank you for your blog though! I’ve had loads of great advice from it already!
If a room isn’t important to the story, you don’t have to go into a ton of detail describing it. However, it’s a good idea to throw out some basic details so that the reader can imagine the setting the scene is taking place in. You can start with a few general details right from the start. This is easier when a character is shown entering a room, however it can still be done if the scene starts when the character is already in the room.
Entering the room: Cassandra’s bedroom was large and feminine, with sunlight filtering through two curtained windows.
Already in the room: Cassandra paused in her ranting long enough to draw the curtains on the bedroom’s two large windows. The sunlight raged against the pink velveteen, casting a pink glow on the already pastel-colored room.
Then, you can add a couple of details later in the scene by having your character interact with the room in some way.
Tired of standing, Chester made his way to the heavily pillowed bed, then veered at the last moment toward a pink and white striped wing chair.