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Elements of setting - how to create a vivid fictional world

Elements of setting: How to create a vivid world

The elements of setting – time, place, mood, social and cultural context – are what help to make a novel feel real and alive.  If your setting is fully realized, then your story will be as well, and the overall effect will be a more immersive novel. Read more about using the key components of […]

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Why is setting important? Now Novel answers the question

Why is setting important? Mastering writing time and place

Why is setting important? Because setting is the stage for your story and immerses readers in your fictional world. In a novel, setting refers to the place and time (or multiple places and times) in which the story unfolds. Read on to find out more about how to create setting in your novel: Why is […]

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