3 Steps to Write Story Setting into the Action

3 Steps to Write Story Setting into the Action

image by Find-cat “I finished reading Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days. I have AND will highly recommend it to anyone who dabbles in fiction. It’s one of the best “how to” books I’ve ever read.” Marsha Hubler, Director Montrose Christian...
What’s Important in Writing Short Stories

What’s Important in Writing Short Stories

What’s Important to Consider in Writing a Short Story?   Writer’s Voice Establish a strong, yet controlled, voice from the first line.  Setting Limit the length of days or weeks the story covers. Research to find (or create) a distinct setting that supports the...
Story Setting Part 2: Real vs. Fictional

Story Setting Part 2: Real vs. Fictional

First off, remember from Part 1 that setting encompasses such elements as place, time, culture, technology, geography, and weather. Thus, you must decide whether any real setting can work for your story. Of course, fantasy and sci-fi novels need extensive fictional...