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 … Continue reading Setting: In our own stories

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. Melinda Salisbury's The Sin Eater's Daughter When I first came to the castle, many, many moons ago, I was awed by it, by the decor and the beauty and the … Continue reading Setting: How the masters use it