Category Archives: Description

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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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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