May has always been a season of farewells for me. There’s high school and college graduations. Summer internships abroad. Wherever I go in my life, I must say farewell to someone, somewhere, or something.
This is Water, a commencement speech given to the prestigious Kenyon College in 2005, is a profound call to live life. David Foster Wallace, in his signature style that is both intellectually deep and witty, urges graduates to be present in the real world and to make conscious decisions.
One question I’m always hearing from my readers on Wattpad is: How do you write descriptions for your characters and places? The first step is to read. Reading how other writers describe their world is the first step in understanding how to write descriptively.