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I think, however, like any book on writing, you get out as much as you put in. But it goes further, giving hints on character descriptions and using all the tools in a writer’s toolbox.

Nov 17, Ashley rated it it was amazing. Usually the “telling” example was one sentence in length, but I’ve seen long paragraph that simply “tell” and after seeing it so frequently in YA, I think part of the reason is that its harder to recognize it in your own writing.

The thing here is, this is a general guide on description and setting. If you’re a beginner and need help description and setting this book will be helpful to you.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Mar sefting, Natasha Oliver rated it it was amazing Shelves: The more I can learn about writing the better. So if you write fiction, or want to, I would recommend this book. The little things you should pay attention to, when, where, what you may want to consider jotting down for use later and how you’ll use it.


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You can find a better book to help you with your writing. Mar 18, Sonya rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 31, Todd Hogan rated it liked it. An excellent guidance manual on how-to with examples.

Build a Believable World How essential is setting to a story? Both were excellent, but I found the older version to be slightly more helpful in fleshing out the setting-as-a-character in my epic fantasy work.

You can find all the answers you need in Write Great Fiction: But to another reader, the “obvious” information may be something they’ve never known, and have great leaps in their writing progress as a result. Customers who bought this item also bought. Do not let the bad reviews put you off.

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Mar 06, Brooke Johnson rated it liked it. How can you use setting and description to add depth to your story?

Learn more about Amazon Prime. I like to think I wrote a best seller, but I think my chances for writing one would have been greater if I had this book before I began writing. Obviously, if you want to really master the skills that this serves as a foundation for, you are going to have to move up to the next level after reading this and find information more specific to your chosen genre.


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Aug 08, T Ramon rated it it was amazing. After reading this, I feel like I understand a little better this craft that is writing.

Description Anx a Believable World How essential is setting to a story? I have read a few books on writing. I checked this book out from the library but will be adding it to my writing collection, as it’s packed with ideas, lists, explanations, e This is an excellent discussion of using description and setting in writing fiction.

While reading this books, I discovered that description and setting isn’t just about what things look like. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Many of the prime examples Rozelle used, I glazed over or couldn’t connect fon.