voice

Describe A Voice

What does your character’s voice sound like? Does he always talk loud or does his voice barely carry across a room? Instead of describing your character’s voice, you can use different words to ‘explain’ the sound. Below are some words that will help you to describe someone’s voice. adenoidal if someone’s voice is adenoidal, some of the sounds seems to come through the nose appealing your voice shows that you want help, approval or agreement breathy with loud breathing noises brittle if you speak in a brittle voice, you sound as if you’re about to cry croaky a low rough voice that sounds if someone has a sore throat dead a voice that shows no emotion disembodied a voice that

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sound

Sounds

There are times in writing where you don’t want to describe what sound a character hears, but you want to use a word for the sound, because it will make your story stronger. Below are words you can use to describe sounds of various types. bang cluck hum ring swoosh bark clunk jingle rippling tap beep crack jangle roar tearing bellow crackle kachunk rumble throb blare crash knock rushing thud blast creak mew rustle thump blat dingdong moan scream thunder bleat drip moo screech tick bong drumming murmur schrunch tick-tock boom fizz neigh shriek tinkle bray glug patter sizzle toot buzz gnashing peal slam trill cackle gobble peep snap twang cheep grating ping snarl twitter chime grinding pop snort wail

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