Writing

What Is Beige Prose? How to Use Beige Prose in Your Writing

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Jul 27, 2021 • 5 min read

Beige prose is a writing technique that prioritizes simple language and brevity. Whether you’re embarking on newspaper journalism, drafting a historical fiction short story, or launching into a science fiction novel, beige prose can help you flesh out your writing in an economical way.