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Another post on how to describe smells? Look, our girl Portia is working with less senses these days, so unless you want her tasting her clues (like a hunky RCMP officer we all know and love) we are going to talk about describing your smells.


Anyways, I want my reader to be able to imagine the smell, to remember what that smell is, to actually experience it as Portia experiences it. What I did was to experience the smell and write about it. So I took a fresh piece of mint, crushed it up and described it.

These are some of the adjectives for describing smells: wispy, pungent, rancid, airy, musty, stale, fresh, putrid, faint, light, floral, and acrid.

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