Do you ever wonder why children and adults can be entertained with comic books?
In addition to the condensed story, it’s the word on the page that delight and entertain.
In a fight scene in a Batman Comic, you will see one word in colorful brackets. These words, POW, BAM, BONK and others are words mimic the sound of the action it refers to.
Onomatopoeia is a word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to. When you pronounce a word, it will mimic its sound. ‘bark,’ ‘chirp,’ ‘purr.’
Find out how you would use this in your writing. Read the rest of my article at Working Writers Club.