Category Archives: Setting

Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: Use Details in Settings Purposefully

“Your choice of setting and the way you manipulate it can have a powerful impact on the way the scene reads.” –Theresa Stevens Theresa Stevens has been a literary attorney agent and the chief executive editor for a small romance … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 5 Ways to Enhance Your Setting

An English Instructor for Harrisburg Area Community College’s Virtual Learning program, Tamara Girardi holds a PhD in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews. Her YA fantasy … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: A different way to approach setting a scene

This month’s tip comes from Julia Wells, editor of The Things We Did for Love by Natasha Farrant. The Remedy for Too Much Description Julia’s advice reflects the position of most industry professionals: Use action and dialogue, not description, to … Continue reading

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