Category Archives: Setting

Why Setting Is Important

When properly handled, setting reveals not just where the characters are, but who they are.  What’s your home town? Where have you lived since? What if you’d never been to any of those places? What would you be and how would you think?  See that? The setting forms the character and the story. And yet, [...]

WRITING EXERCISE! In My Room: Setting and Point of View

As I mentioned yesterday, this is the week that many of us are trying to get back to work. I thought it would be fun to provide a few writing exercises along with my Back To School Sale for an extra kick in the pants!  If you haven’t tried the Treasure Island-inspired exercise from a [...]