Writing is a tricky business. Those in the know say adjectives should be used sparingly. The trick is to select the best ones, the adjective phrases that best move the story along. Here are a few from Kristin Hannah books that I feel make excellent use of a few, well-chosen ones to set the mood or introduce settings. Let me know if you agree.
** Pinprick streams of sunlight spilled down through the evergreen ceiling, danced in golden patches on the brown-needled forest floor. Waiting for the Moon p.58
** The drizzling February days melted into one another, forming a monotonous gray blur of passing time. The Things We Do for Love p.343
** By the time she reached the house, the sun was a smear of butterscotch yellow light in a charcoal gray winter sky. True Colors p. 11