WHAT IS A VIGNETTE ?


In mid-18th century literature, the word ‘vignette’ meant “words written on a vine leaf.” It originates from the French noun 'vigne' which means ‘vine.’ The word is intended for writings that are small, delicate, special and exclusive.

Today, a ‘vignette’ is considered a snapshot of a blending of theme, mood and character - all set into words to work together. It is the perfect form of writing for the psalmist and the poet as it requires extravagantly crafted literary prose. The style of a vignette is free for it has no limits. It utilizes all your senses as it sets your mind on a moment. It has no restrictions. Its only rule is to create the perfect atmosphere…