What is Purple Prose?

I want to thank the people that contacted me for a read of my first chapters. The post is here and if you would like to read it, you can stillContact me.

Now, back into the swing of things. I missed out on my regular Tuesday Discussion post but here it is a few days late; better late than never.

From those who are new, each week I post a topic (relevant to my WIP) and try to unravel the mysteries and perspectives of it. This week is:

Purple Prose.