Pinning for ths excelent descriptions. >>>> Okay, so this is written from a pretty liberal perspective that I don't agree with, but the tips on describing skin color are actually pretty helpful, so I'm pinning it.
8 Law of Foreshadowing. Adequate foreshadowing is crucial in a successful novel as a tool both for building suspense and for adequately preparing the reader for future events. The 8 laws of foreshadowing below can help you to foreshadow effectively.