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Setting: In our own stories

We’re looking at Setting this week.  When selecting settings, we’re looking for places (i) that affect the character, (ii) that affect the plot, (iii) that we haven’t experienced before, (iv) that we want to experience, (v) that are believable, and (vi) that are optimally placed in time.

So, let’s see what kind of settings we can come up with for the one-liners we’ve been working on. Continue reading

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Setting: How the masters use it

We’re looking at Setting this week. Here are some setting passages from some of the books I’ve read lately. Let’s see how the masters multi-task. Continue reading

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Defining Setting: Part 2

We’re looking at Setting this week. The tool post ran long so I broke it up into two.  The first part was posted yesterday.  You can find it here.

CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY:  THE MULTI-TASKING THAT SETTING CAN DO Continue reading

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Defining Setting: Part 1

We’re looking at Setting this week, also known as place, location, world, milieu and mise-en-scène.  The masters have a lot to say again, but this time I’m going to break up the post into two.  You can find the next part here.  Anyway, let’s get to it. Continue reading

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