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A Writer's Guide to Active Setting by Mary Buckham

A Writer's Guide to Active Setting

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A Writer's Guide to Active Setting by Mary Buckham
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Jan 01, 2016 | ISBN 9781599639307

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"Setting is one of the most underutilized and misunderstood elements of the writing craft. And when writers do focus on setting, they often pull readers out of the narrative and jolt their attention from the action on the page. A Writer's Guide to Active Setting: How to Enhance Your Fiction with More Descriptive, Dynamic Settings by Mary Buckham (author of the USA Today bestselling Invisible Recruits series) will show you how to create vivid, detailed settings that bring your story to life. You'll learn how to deepen character development, anchor readers to a specific time and place, reveal backstory without slowing things down, elevate action sequences, and more. Drawing upon examples from authors writing across a variety of genres, as well as her own years of experience and expertise, Mary Buckham will illustrate exactly how the proper use of setting can dramatically improve your story. You'll learn what's effective about each passage and how you can use those techniques to make your story shine. Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, A Writer's Guide to Active Setting is very highly recommended for community library Writing/Publishing reference collections, and a 'must read' instructional guide for all aspiring novelists and short story authors." —Midwest Book Review

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