Red Herring and the Art of Distraction

Originally published at: https://shanniiwrites.com/2020/06/09/red-herring-and-the-art-of-distraction/

What’s a Red Herring? Sounds like a fish, right? But what would that have to do with a blog about creative writing? Keep reading to find out! Definition A Red Herring is a distraction in a piece of writing. The name is based on a tale about hunting dogs getting distracted by the smell of…

By the wonderful @RainbowCat :heart:

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Interesting!

Keep reading to find out!

That’s what you said hehe :dizzy:

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Super well written and helpful! :raised_hands:t3:

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Whenever I think about this topic I keep getting reminded of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. He mentions a lot of writing techniques in his stories, which is actually genius considering he uses a lot of them.

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Aww thanks :see_no_evil:

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I really didn’t expect you’d accept my rad fish as the featured picture :joy:

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Lol in one of the book series, the red herring is a literal red herring lmao. I’m sorry I love Lemony Snicket too much

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It’s amazing!

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I need to have a look at that, it’s not very popular here :smile_cat:

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Thanks :pleading_face:
But I made it more out of boredom and trying to procrastinate on my homework :joy: And I couldn’t find a cute fish online

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what a shame!

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Lemony Snicket has such an amazing and unique writing style that I absolutely love to death.


Also awesome blog post Shannii!

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Yet another great one, Rainbow :wink:

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Awesome post!

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Thank you :see_no_evil:

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