Fun with ‘purple prose’

One of the writing loops I’m on had a question about what constitutes ‘purple prose.’  I wrote a sample in reply, and it provided much mirth and entertainment — so much that professional editor Susan Lohrer asked if she could use it in her blog as a prime example of what not do to. Not only has she done so, by request, she’s workshopping the paragraph, using fabulous techniques to try and transform it into actual readable prose. Go check it out at Susan’s Inspirational Editor blogspot!


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